"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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The document provides detailed guidance in relation to dementia specific design issues and the Universal Design of acute hospitals in Ireland.
The Principal Investigator for this research was Prof. Desmond O’Neill (TCD and Tallaght Hospital) and the research and guidelines were completed by TrinityHaus, TCD and Tallaght Hospital, in collaboration with the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design at the National Disability Authority, Health Services Executive Estates, Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, Irish Dementia Working Group, O’Connell Mahon Architects, the National Dementia Office, the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, St. James's Hospital, Mercy University Hospital Cork, and Connolly Hospital Dublin.Read More
The aim of this workshop is to develop knowledge and skills to record life stories and design activities.
On completion of this workshop participants will have the knowledge to:
• Relate the importance of life story work and activities to quality of life
• Describe various ways of collecting life story information
• Explore the use of various types of activities
• Design and present an activity for a person with a dementia
• Debate the relevant ethical issues
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 €130.00 per person
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