This innovative programme will give transport services staff an understanding of what it means for passengers to live with dementia, and will provide some basic communication skills and strategies which could support them to use transport services. It was developed in close consultation with staff working in the transport services sector as well as people […]
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The 9th International Sonas APC Dementia conference takes place on the 15th and 16th of May 2017. More information is available here http://sonasapc.ie/9th-international-dementia-conference/
A new report by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and DCU on the feasibility of a National Dementia registry for Ireland was recently launched. It can be downloaded here.
Applications now open for the next DCU Dementia and Everyday Ethics module. Closing date is the 14th of December. Graduates will have a theoretical and practical grounding and the ability to recognise situations in everyday dementia care that are ethical in nature and be able to guide colleagues in a helpful manner through decision making. […]
Applications now open for the next DCU Dementia Champions module. Closing date is the 14th of December. A dementia champion is someone with excellent knowledge and skills in the care of people with dementia. A champion is self-motivated and motivates others, acts as a role model in the delivery of person centred care, is an advocate for people with dementia […]
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland have recently launched the Dementia Friendly Communities Toolkit. It contains a variety of key resources that will help organisations, businesses and communities to support people with dementia and their loved ones. You can access the toolkit here.
Following the Showcase in DCU on 20 September, the Elevator team hit the road to bring the Elevator message into local communities around the country. The itinerary included: 21 September 2016: Clonmel (am) Cork (am/pm) & Kinsale (pm) 22 September 2016: Tralee (am) & Limerick (pm) 23 September 2016: Roscommon (am) & Castlebar (pm) 24 […]
The Dementia Showcase took place on 20 September 2016 at DCU. The event was a collaboration between Dublin City University (DCU), the Health Services Executive (HSE) and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI). 270 people attended the Showcase, which highlighted the training initiatives developed by the project, as well as other resources available to people […]
Check out the eight shortlisted projects who are in the running to win the Dementia Elevator Innovation Award 2016! Dementia Elevator Innovation Awards Shortlist 2016. The winners will be announced at the Dementia Showcase event in the Helix Theatre, DCU on the 20th September.
This resource provides useful information and addresses common challenges around the area of nutrition for those supporting or caring for a person with dementia. It can be downloaded from the INDI website www.indi.ie https://www.indi.ie/images/Dementia_Booklet.pdf