September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Every September, people come together from all around the world to raise awareness and to challenge the stigma that persists around dementia. September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day and 2021 marks the 10th year of this vital global awareness raising campaign. The Dementia: Understand Together campaign, led by the HSE in partnership with The Alzheimer Society … Read more

Book of the Month

This month the DSiDC Team have reviewed “Nothing About Us Without Us” If you would like to read the review please click here

InspireD-Reminiscence app for people Living with Dementia

The InspireD app enables people living with dementia and their carers to create a digital memory book that stores personal photographs, sounds and videos.  Users can then peruse these and in doing so, share memories about past experiences and important life events.  Users can also add typed or voice notes about photographs, sounds and film clips so that family, friends … Read more

Covid-19 Vaccine Visual Aid for People with Dementia

The DSiDC have developed a visual aid to help explain the Covid-19 vaccination process to people with dementia.  If you would like to download a copy of the document please click here Additional resources have been developed to support the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out in conjunction with official HSE guidance on COVID-19 these can be viewed … Read more

Art & Ageing Spring Programme at IMMA

In partnership with Creative Ireland, IMMA is pleased to announce their new arts programme for older people.  The programme offers a variety of engaging creative events, workshops and resources and delivers a range of free inclusive arts based activities as part of an effort to counteract the social side effects of the pandemic. The programme … Read more