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Dementia Elevator Innovation Award 2015 – Shortlist

Check out the diverse range of innovative projects that have made the Dementia Elevator Innovation Award 2015 Shortlist! Dementia Elevator Innovation Award Shortlist 2015 Why not join us at the award ceremony on the 2nd of December 2015 in the Helix, DCU? This event will be a great networking opportunity for those interested in/working in, dementia […]

Dementia Coping Skills for Families and Carers.

This free, online training programme aimed at families and carers of people with dementia is now available! Access the programme here: http://elevator-carers-coping-skills.com/ A description of the course is outlined below. Description of the Dementia Coping Skills for Carers Programme The Dementia Elevator Coping Skills for Families and Carers was developed to support and educate families and carers, […]

National Dementia Education Programme: Early Identification of Memory Problems in the Older Person e learning Programme

HSeLanD is the Health Services e-Learning and Development service and contains over 130 online learning programmes, resources, assessment & planning tools. The Early Identification of Memory Problems in the Older Person e learning Programme is a short online course which introduces participants to the experience of those with memory problems. The programme adopts a person-centred […]

Development of New National Dementia Office Repository

The National Dementia Strategy Office (NDO) which was established as part of the National Dementia Strategy Implementation plan, is currently exploring ways to share/promote exemplars of best practice in Dementia care. In order to facilitate this, the NDO propose to develop a repository of examples of quality/practice/service developments that are currently happening across the country in public, […]

Elevator at the Louth Age Friendly Business Consumer Fair

Dementia Elevator are delighted to be exhibiting at the Louth Age Friendly Business Consumer Fair on the 4th of October. We will be showcasing our free, online training for front line retail staff which can be accessed here as well as highlighting other existing Elevator resources! To find out what the retail training is about why […]

S​urvey​ on Everyday Memory – Volunteers Needed!

Many people complain about their memory, especially as they get older. There are many possible reasons for forgetting, and memory mistakes do not automatically mean a memory disorder. If we know more about how often healthy people forget, the types of things they forget, and the factors that influence forgetting, GPs and other health professionals […]

New DCU Module: Therapeutic Responses to People With Dementia

DCU are offering a new training module: Therapeutic Responses to People with Dementia. This module is suitable for those who have completed the DCU Dementia Champions programme. Practitioners are enabled to evaluate different approaches to responding to dementia and to apply psycho-social interventions that promote the well-being of people with dementia and their carers, including: […]