Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

Dementia in the News Weekly Bulletin

We are delighted to publish our weekly news bulletin which highlights interesting articles which have appeared in the media over the last week:

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European Foundation Initiative Award for Dementia (EFID)

We are delighted to announce that Matthew Gibb and the DemPath team were the proud recipients of an award for a European Foundation Initiative on Dementia (EFID) for the St James’s Hospital Wayfinding project.    The award ceremony took place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 15th January 2018.  EFID’s mission is to improve the lives of people with dementia by enabling a dementia friendly and inclusive environment in communities across Europe.

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Interested in Postgraduate Study in Dementia?

On 22nd March at 3.30pm GMT, the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Trinity College Dublin invites you to a fully online event to learn more about the online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia.  At this webinar you can talk to lecturers about the course and learn how the online programme is structured and delivered, all from the comfort of your home or workplace.  

To register for this event please visit

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HeadSpace Symposium 27th - 28th April 2018 - Trinity College Dublin

A two-day celebration of scientific and creative investigation into brain health and dementia

For further information please visit

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Places available on the Foundation in Dementia Care One Day Workshop - Wednesday 2nd May 2018

This workshop provides basic knowledge and understanding of dementia and facilitates the development of skills in a person centred philosophy of care. 
On completion of this workshop participants will be able to:

·            List the main types of dementia
·            Describe and discuss the implications of a person-centred philosophy of care
·            Understand the importance of life story work and activity-focused care.
The  workshop will be held in the seminar room on the sixth floor of Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing, St James’s Hospital.

Cost €65.00 per person

If you would like to attend this one day workshop please click here to complete the booking form

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