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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We are now taking bookings for our 2019 Education Programme 

Our Education Programme for 2019 begins with our Foundation in Dementia Care on Wednesday 20th February

2019 Education Programme Schedule

Booking Form

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Supporting the Person with Dementia in Hospital

The St James's Hospital DemPath project and the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre are proud to announce the launch of ‘Supporting the Person with Dementia in Hospital’  a Handbook for Staff.

This short guide has been written to provide practical information and advice to all staff working in clinical settings caring for people who have a cognitive impairment, dementia or delirium. 

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The HSE Living Well with Dementia Programme

October 2018 calendar of events working towards raising awareness and understanding of Dementia

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Are you caring for a loved one with Dementia ?

"Towards Resilience in Family Caregiving for People with Dementia"  is a research project which brought together numerous family carers of people with dementia and asked them to share their stories and experiences as caregivers and how it has affected their lives.  In collaboration with Family Carers Ireland and The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, Care Alliance Ireland is organising six workshops to help spread the knowledge learned during the project and to also hear from family carers from all over the country.

The research team have developed an online resource to support people caring for someone with dementia and are seeking feedback from a broad range of family carers to promote this resource.  

If you would like to attend one of the workshops please contact Kevin Deegan at

Please click here for project details   Overview of Project      Workshop Details

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