Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
  • Teach your Students about Dementia with our new Resource for Schools

    We are delighted to announce that we have recently published a dementia resource manual for teachers and a workbook for students called The Brain - from the Fantastic to the Forgetful

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  • Brain Health and Dementia Risk Reduction

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

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  • Research for Dementia and Home Design in Ireland

    Research for Dementia and Home Design in Ireland.  Looking at New Build and Retrofit Homes from a Universal Design Approach: Key Findings and Recommendations. 

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  • 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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  • Library

    The DSIDC Education Centre

    Our Education Centre is designed to meet the learning needs of practitioners and researchers and provides a wealth of materials...

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Research

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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Education

The 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 enhance their ability to provide the best possible care.  We deliver high quality training and education underpinned by on-going quality improvement.  more >

Conferences

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

  • Newstalk Drive Interview with Dr Sean Kennelly, Professor Suzanne Cahill and Mr Ronan Smith Read More
  • 26th Alzheimer’s Conference, Copenhagan 31st October - 2nd November 2016 Read More
  • We are now taking bookings for our 2017 Education Programme Read More
  • The DSIDC at the SPHE Network Conference in Maynooth University Read More