Helpful resources that may help with social isolation during COVID-19

If you are at home caring for a person living with dementia and are experiencing less social contact we have prepared a collection of resources which we hope you will find helpful during these times of uncertainty Weekly Activity Planner for people with dementia and their carers Updated Weekly Activity Planner please download here   … Read more

New Fact Sheets for Family Members and Carers of People Living with Dementia

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and the DSiDC have developed five new fact sheets to help people living with dementia and their family carers to manage some of the difficult situations they may experience.  The fact sheets address issues such as sleep, hallucinations, agitation, frustration, intimate relationships and general changes people may encounter when living with dementia.

If you would like a copy of these fact sheets you can download a copy from our publications section on this website or call 1800 341 341



COVID-19 and Rethinking Loneliness and Social Isolation

Webinar Registration Now Open Thursday 25th February 11am – 12.15pm Hosted by the Institute of Public Health Loneliness is emerging as a key public health challenge for the population during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Evidence shows that loneliness is a significant issue for population health.  You will hear from leading experts and community organisations on emerging … Read more

Evaluation of the Framework for Dementia: Understand Together in Communities (2020)

The Dementia: Understand Together Campaign aims to raise awareness and increase people’s understanding of dementia and is one of six priority areas outlined in the National Dementia Strategy published in 2014 by the Department of Health. Findings from this evaluation report provide important guidance on the next steps for the campaign; how we can build and grow this … Read more

Education Programme 2020

Our in-house Education Programme for 2020 is currently on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions.  The situation is reviewed on a regular basis and in-house education will restart as soon as it is safe to do so.  Keep up to date with the current situation here on the website. Education Programme 2020  

Radiography and Radiation Therapy Study Day on Dementia

Programme of Events Presentations Overview of dementia and diagnosis Dr Oisin Hannigan – Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine   Diagnostic Service Model Diana Burgui – Social Worker, Memory Clinic   Capacity and Consent Dr David Robinson – Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine   Dementia Environmental Design Jessica Flood – RadiationTherapist   Changes in Behaviour and Relationship … Read more

World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma. Each year, Alzheimer associations from around the world unite to organise advocacy and information provision events, as well as Memory Walks and fundraising days.  The impact of this campaign is growing, but the stigmatisation and misinformation that surrounds dementia remains a global issue. … Read more

Trinity College MSc/Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia – Virtual Roadshow

The School of Nursing and Midwifery have developed an interactive virtual roadshow to assist potential postgraduate students with their applications, the overall process and answers any questions they may have. There is a frequently asked questions section clarifying issues such as terminology used in the application, english proficiency regulations and the Garda vetting process. Please … Read more