The document provides detailed guidance in relation to dementia specific design issues and the Universal Design of acute hospitals in Ireland.
The Principal Investigator for this research was Prof. Desmond O’Neill (TCD and Tallaght Hospital) and the research and guidelines were completed by TrinityHaus, TCD and Tallaght Hospital, in collaboration with the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design at the National Disability Authority, Health Services Executive Estates, Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, Irish Dementia Working Group, O’Connell Mahon Architects, the National Dementia Office, the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, St. James's Hospital, Mercy University Hospital Cork, and Connolly Hospital Dublin.Read More
Our 2017 Annual Report is now available.Read More
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.Read More
The report reflects on the current state of play in relation to dementia in Ireland, covering prevalence, costs, rights, practice and policy for people with dementia. The report was published by the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia, NUI Galway and launched by Minister of State, Ciarán Cannon, TD on Tuesday 19th December 2017.Read More