Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
  • Understanding Dementia and Promoting Family Caregiver Quality of Life

    Short course aimed at family members caring for a relative with dementia starting Mondays 8th September - 13th October - 5.30pm to 7.00pm for six weeks



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

  • New GP Information Page Read More
  • DSIDC Foundation in Dementia Care - Wednesday 17th September 2014 Read More
  • Family Caregiver Extra Mural Course Read More
  • DSIDC Annual Conference 20th November 2014 Read More