Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

Workshop with Professor Steve Zarit and Dr Judy Zarit

Respite Care: Barriers, Benefits and Evaluation

On Wednesday 21st may, the DSIDC, Trinity College Dublin and the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology hosted a two hour interactive workshop on the topic of respite care at the Royal Irish Academy Dawson Street.  The guest speakers were Professor Steve Zarit, his wife Dr Judy Zarit (from Penn State University, USA) and John Coleman, a public health nurse who is currently attached to the Blackrock/Stillorgan Dublin project.  Chaired by Professor Des O'Neill the event was attended by an audience of some 70 people, including formal and informal caregivers.

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4th National Memory Clinic Conference Friday 16th May

Dementia More than Memory

The 2014 National Memory Clinic Conference jointly hosted by the Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing and the DSIDC was held at the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute on May 16th.


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HIQA Seminar 4th November 2013

One day seminar for HIQA Inspectors

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Autumn Conference 22nd November 2012

“Ethics and Dementia Care”

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Memory Clinic 2012

Second National Memory Clinic Conference 27th April 2012

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