Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
  • Minister Kathleen Lynch Launches Report on 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. 
  • "Will Grandad Remember Me"

    A Five Week Interactive Dementia Awareness Programme for Secondary School Students Designed and Delivered by the DSIDC


  • The DSIDC Launch the First National Study of Specialist Care Units in Ireland  "An Irish National Survey of Dementia in Long Term Residential Care" in Trinity College Dublin on Thursday 29th January 2015.  Podcast



  • 5th Annual Memory Clinic Conference 27th March 2015

    The theme of the 5th Annual Memory Clinic Conference is New Directions, New Dimensions in Dementia

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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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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

  • First World Health Organization Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia Read More
  • Places Available on DSIDC Workshops May 2015 Read More
  • “Will Grandad Remember Me: A Dementia Awareness Programme for Schools” Read More
  • 5th Annual Memory Clinic Conference 27th March 2015 Read More