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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HeadSpace Symposium 2nd - 3rd March 2018 - Trinity College Dublin

A two-day Celebration of scientific and creative investigation into brain health and dementia

For further information please visit creativeageinginternational.com/events

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Places available on the Responsive Behaviours in Dementia Care Workshop - Wednesday 7th March 2018

The aim of this workshop is to provide a structured approach to meeting the needs of the person with behaviours which staff may find challenging. 

On completion of this workshop participants will have the knowledge to:

• Discuss the concept of behaviours that challenge. 
• Develop a structured approach to manage such behaviours.
• Relate how the social psychology of the care environment impacts on the quality of life of the person with dementia

The  workshop will be held in the seminar room on the sixth floor of Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing, St James’s Hospital.

Cost €65.00 per person

If you would like to attend this one day workshop please click here to complete the booking form

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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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