Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Evaluation

New Irish based research demonstrates positive effects of community based
cognitive stimulation therapy in a pilot study commissioned by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland

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New World and National Reports on Dementia

The World Alzheimer Report 2016 reviews the state of healthcare for dementia around the world, and recommends ways that it can be improved. Through cost modelling, the report shows that these improvements are affordable and achievable.  The Report was independently researched and authored by the Global Observatory for Ageing and Dementia Care and the PSSRU at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. click here to download a copy

The HSE and Genio published two reports to mark World Alzheimer's Day addressing community supports for people with dementia in Ireland: Inclusion of People with Dementia in the Design of Services     click here to download a copy

Community Supports Model for People with Dementia    click here to download a copy
 

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Teach your Students about Dementia with our new Resource for Schools

As part of the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre's dementia awareness and educational programme for secondary schools, we have recently published a dementia resource manual for teachers and a workbook for students called The Brain - from the Fantastic to the Forgetful.

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Dementia Elevator Roadshow - September 2016

The Dementia Elevator project hosted a national dementia awareness, skills and education showcase on Tuesday September 20th in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) and the Health Service Executive (HSE).

The showcase marked the beginning of the Dementia Elevator Roadshow which stopped in Clonmel, Kinsale, Tralee, Limerick, Roscommon, Castlebar, Achill Island, Donegal and finally ending in Ardee Co. Louth.  Dearbhla O'Caheny from DSIDC spoke at the Roscommon event about the dementia awareness and educational work DSIDC are doing in schools.

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Registration now open for DSIDC November Workshops

One day Foundation in Dementia Care workshop will take place on Wednesday 9th November 2016 9am to 4pm

Please note workshops will now take place on the 6th Floor, MISA, St James's Hospital

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