Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
  • Brain Health and Dementia Risk Reduction

    Download our five step guide to brain health and useful information regarding dementia risk reduction


  • The DSIDC 2015 Annual Report now available


  • The DSIDC has Relocated to the 6th Floor of the Mercers Institute for Successful Ageing

    The Library is temporarily closed but we are pleased to announce that it will be re-launched later in the Summer.

  • Education Programme

    DSIDC Promotes an awareness of dementia by providing education and training to health care practitioners.  We enable participants to increase knowledge and skills and develop attitudes which enhances their ability to provide the best possible care 

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Research into dementia and dementia care management is one of several academic activities which Dementia Services Information and Development Centre currently undertakes.
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We are the longest established dementia-specific training and education service in Ireland – our history dating back to when the Centre was first established by the Department of Health in 1999.  We deliver high quality training and education underpinned by on-going quality improvement.  more >


The DSIDC regularly hosts conferences, seminars and workshops often involving international dementia care experts bringing state of the art practitioners and researchers experiences to an Irish audience.  Several of these events are held free of charge and are advertised on this website.  Papers from more recent DSIDC hosted events can be downloaded.  more >

Latest Publications

News & Events

  • Registration now open for DSIDC September Workshops 2016 Read More
  • Short Course for Family Caregivers 5th September 2016 Read More
  • PREPARED Education Project GP resource based at University College Cork Read More
  • The DSIDC has Relocated to the Sixth Floor of MISA Read More