Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

Dementia in the News Weekly Bulletin

We are delighted to publish our weekly news bulletin which highlights interesting articles which have appeared in the media over the last week:

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Report on Developing and Implementing Dementia Policy in Ireland

Professors Eamon O'Shea, Suzanne Cahill and Dr Maria Pierce

The report reflects on the current state of play in relation to dementia in Ireland, covering prevalence, costs, rights, practice and policy for people with dementia.  The report was published by the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia, NUI Galway and launched by Minister of State, Ciarán Cannon, TD  on Tuesday 19th December 2017.  

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A Guide to Memory Clinics in Ireland - 4th Edition

Our guide to Memory Clinics in Ireland has been updated and is now available for download.  This publication gives a comprehensive overview of memory clinics and provides a list of clinics throughout Ireland.

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Art Exhibition by Caroline Hyland

"Can You See What I See?"

November 2017 - February 2018 - Hospital Street, Tallaght Hospital

Caroline Hyland is holding an exhibition of hand painted illustrations strongly informed by listening to people with dementia and to those who support them.  Caroline is an illustrator and artist in residence in the National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght Hospital.  

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Practitioners need to be aware of best practice in identifying and dealing with clients suffering with dementia.

Professor Brian Lawlor and Matthew Gibb advise the advisors in an excellent article published in the October edition of the Law Society's Gazette.  

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