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Reminder – Dementia Elevator Innovation Award 2016

There are just a few weeks left to apply for the Dementia Elevator Innovation Award! The closing date is 26th of August. The most innovative project will win 1,000 euro to start or further develop their project. More details on how to apply at this link http://dementiaelevator.ie/blog/2016/05/30/announcemenrt-of-innovation-in-dementia-award-2016/

Dementia Training for Financial Services – Available now!

The Dementia Elevator team  are delighted to announce that the Dementia Awareness Training for Financial Services is now available. It is intended that this training will provide staff working in financial institutions with some awareness and skills to better support customers living with a type of dementia. The training is completely free and can be accessed on this […]

National Carers Week

This week is National Carers week –  13th-19th June. If you are caring for a person with dementia or know someone who is, why not have a look at our free, online training programme Dementia Coping Skills For Families and Carers here.  You can find out more about the course by downloading the poster below.   […]

Announcement of Innovation in Dementia Award 2016

The Dementia Elevator team are delighted  to invite applications for the third Innovation in Dementia Award! This award will be presented to a project that plays a role in improving the quality of life of people with dementia, their caregivers, loved ones, and/or health professionals working in dementia care. Applicants across all settings including (but […]

Dementia Champions Change Project 2016

Maintaining Relationships between  Grandparents and Grandchildren in Nursing Homes Beda Cecchetti, St Mary’s Hospital, Dublin Listen to Beda Cecchetti, a Nurse and Dementia Champion in St Mary’s Hospital Dublin, describe her change project about  making nursing homes more child friendly and maintaining relationships between grandparents and grandchildren.  Link to transcript  

Elevator were delighted to be featured recently in the Wexford press after a successful dementia training awareness session in collaboration with Bluebird Care Wexford and Wexford Chamber

There was a large turnout for the training in  which focused on Dementia Friendly business and retail outlets. To access the online dementia awareness programme for retail staff click here or to get involved in making your retail outlet dementia friendly contact ann-marie.coen@dcu.ie ‘

Face to face delivery of Dementia Coping Skills for Families and Carers on​ 8th April 2016 in DCU, ​Book your place now!​

Dementia Elevator will host face-to-face delivery of its online programme: Dementia Coping Skills for Families and Carers. More information about the training is available by clicking this link. http://dementiaelevator.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Coping-Skills-for-Families-and-Carers-Flyer.pdf Date: 8th April 2016 Time: 10am – 5pm Location: Dublin City University Cost: Free Dr. Paulina Piasek will deliver the programme in a supportive environment of […]

Dementia Elevator, ​Dementia Coping Skills for Families and Carers​

– Free, online resource now available! This comprehensive programme aims to provide carers with a range of skills which will enable them to support the person with dementia in their care, and to help them live well in their homes for longer. Participants will be taught to recognise the emotions, goals and coping strategies of […]

Survey on Everyday memory – Call for Volunteers​!

This anonymous questionnaire-based research study from DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences is exploring the type of ​ ​memory mistakes people make in normal everyday life, how often these mistakes occur, and the possible relationship between memory errors and factors such as age, gender, education level, mood and fatigue. If we know more about […]