Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
  • The DSIDC 2015 Annual Conference - Education Generation - 19th November

    The theme of this year’s conference is dementia education – examining topics ranging from the education of younger people and family caregivers through to the training of GPs and other health care professionals.  Flyer



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 >

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News & Events

  • Registration now Open for the DSIDC Annual Conference 19th November 2015 Read More
  • Smoking is among dementia risk factors Read More
  • Trinity College Dublin Interdisciplinary M.Sc/Postgrad Diploma/Certificate in Dementia Read More
  • Seminar on Memory Problems, Brain Health and Cognitive Reserve on World Alzheimer’s Day Read More