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

Memory Assessment Services Ireland – 30th May 2019

The Dementia Services Information & Development Centre organised a meeting to provide a forum for the memory assessment services of Ireland to discuss their future direction and to possibly find common ground in the areas of diagnostics, disclosure of diagnosis, post-diagnostic support and people with a young onset of dementia. Click here to download the … Read more

One Thursday at the Gallery

National Gallery of Ireland 15th November 2018 On 15th November 2018 the DSIDC and MISA, Creative Life, in association with the National Gallery of Ireland presented “One Thursday at the Gallery”.  The event brought together expert speakers and practitioners who explored the extraordinary impact that the arts can have on the lives of those people … Read more

Memory Clinic Conference 8 “Strategies for Preventing Dementia”

The 8th Annual Memory Clinic Conference took place on Friday 8th June 2018 in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute and was hosted by the DSIDC and Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing. Download a copy of the conference programme The conference explored strategies to prevent dementia and the potential to improve outcomes for the person with … Read more

Memory Clinic Conference – 16th June 2017

Click here to download Programme Professor Brian Lawlor, Director of the MIRA Memory Clinic It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to our 7th Memory Clinic Conference co-hosted by DSIDC and Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing. This year’s conference theme is ‘The difficult to diagnose dementias’. Many cases of dementia can be hard to diagnose, particularly in the face … Read more

6th Annual Memory Clinic Conference Friday 17th June 2016

Dementia: Addressing the Risk Factors Click here to download programme The 6th Annual Memory Clinic Conference took place on Friday 17th June 2016 in the Trinity Sciences Centre, St James’s Hospital.   The conference was jointly hosted by the Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) and the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC), the conference … Read more

DSIDC Annual Conference Thursday 19th November 2015

The theme of the 2015 Conference was dementia education.  The conference focussed on a number of interventions designed to inform and develop not only people’s understanding of dementia but also to improve our caregiving practice.  Speakers, both from Ireland and the continent, discussed topics ranging from the education of younger people and family caregivers through … Read more

5th Annual Memory Clinic Conference 27th March 2015

The fifth National Memory Clinic Conference was held on Friday, 27th March 2015 in Trinity College Dublin. Jointly supported by the Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) and Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC), the conference entitled “New Directions, New Dimension in Dementia,” focused on significant changes to the dementia landscape over the last … Read more