World Alzheimer’s Day September 21st 2015

Seminar on Memory Problems, Brain Health and Cognitive Reserve on World Alzheimer’s Day By way of marking World Alzheimer’s Day the DSIDC and the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland jointly hosted a seminar designed to up-skill health care professionals and the public about memory problems, brain health and cognitive reserve.  The seminar took place at the … Read more

Taking Dementia Out of the Closet: A World Without Stigma

This late afternoon seminar, chaired by Professor Suzanne Cahill, which took place in Trinity College’s Long Room Hub on May 20th, and titled “Taking Dementia out of the Closet: A World without Stigma” attracted an audience of some 100 people including health service professionals and lay people.  The keynote speaker was Professor Perla Werner a … Read more

22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology 25 – 28 May 2014

Age Well – Challenges for individuals and Society The work presented at this Symposium is part of the DSIDC’s Living with Dementia research programme funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies and conducted in The School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin.  The LID programme is committed to empowering and giving voice to … Read more

Symposium on Dementia and Caregiving Friday 23rd May

The Symposium drew on the experience of several expert academics working in the field of ageing, dementia and caregiving. The event was opened by the Provost of Trinity College, Dr Patrick Prendergast who reminded an audience of some 80 people, about the challenges and dilemmas of ageing and dementia.  The key-note speaker was the world … Read more

Workshop with Professor Steve Zarit and Dr Judy Zarit

Interactive Workshop with Professor Steve Zarit and Dr Judy Zarit 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 … Read more

Taking Dementia out of the Closet: A World without Stigma

The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre in association with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland are delighted to announce, their hosting an afternoon seminar entitled “Taking Dementia out of the Closet: A World without Stigma” on May 20th between 3.30pm and 6pm, in the Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin. The aim of the … Read more

4th National Memory Clinic Conference May 2014

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 16th May. The conference was titled ‘Dementia: More than Memory’.  It explored the theme that dementia has many facets including psychiatric and behavioural … Read more

HIQA Seminar 4th November 2013

One day seminar for HIQA Inspectors Long Term Care and People with Dementia in Ireland Associate Professor Suzanne Cahill Staying Connected with the Person with Dementia Cecilia Craig Alternative Care Settings for People with Dementia Janet Convery Impact of the Care Environment on People with Dementia Matthew Gibb Dementia and Medication Dr Siobhan Ni Bhriain

Autumn Conference 22nd November 2012

“Ethics and Dementia Care” Dr Clive Baldwin A Narrative for Person Centred Care (PDF 106k) Ms Dianne Gove Ethics & Assistive Technology in Dementia Care (PDF 926k) Prof Des O’Neill MedLine & the Medical Humanities in the Ethics of Dementia (PDF 2.5MB) Ms Jessica Watson Dementia, Relationships and Intimacy (PDF 254k) Dr Kieran Doran Ethical … Read more