Autumn Conference 24th November 2011

“Keeping in Touch” Improving Communication for People with Dementia Professor Clive Ballard Keynote Address (PDF 800k) Laura Cole Focus on Progressive Language Disorders (PDF 230k) Dr Tony Young and Chris Manthorpe Developing a Dementia Toolkit for Effective Communication (PDF 72k) Avril Dooley Difficult Conversations: the role of mediation in assisting people with dementia and their … Read more

First National Memory Clinic Conference 25th March 2011

Mr Michael Smith Department of Health and Children (PDF 430k) Prof Sube Banerjee “The Role of Memory Clinics in Improving the Quality of Care” (PDF 3MB) Dr Owen Egan Memory Clinic Cork (PDF 1.4MB) Dr Catriona Crowe Memory Clinic Cashel (PDF 225k) Dr Robert Coen “Cognitive Testing” (PDF 1.9MB) Prof Mary McCarron Memory Clinic St Joseph’s Clonsilla (PDF 3.3MB) Dr Aisling … Read more

Dementia and Design Conference 23 November 2010

Dr Margaret Calkins  An overview of current thinking on Dementia and Design (PDF 2.7MB) Dr Garuth Chalfont Designing the Environment for Connection to Nature (PDF 2.1MB) Mr Rodd Bond Almost Home? The Teaghlach Initiative: Promoting “Home” in Irish Nursing Homes (PDF 15MB) Mr David McNair Challenges of Design from a Lighting Prospective (PDF 4MB) Ms … Read more