A major new European study on dementia is looking for Irish participants. Actifcare (ACcess to Timely Formal Care) is a European research project, which aims to analyse the pathways to care for people with dementia and their families, in an attempt to better understand healthcare inequalities. The Irish leg of the study is being carried […]
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Elevator was delighted to work with some of the Blanchardstown Centre Customer Care team in delivering the dementia retail training programme to front line staff. This free programme provides skills and awareness to front line retail staff so they can support their customers who may have dementia. To access the online retail programme go to […]
It is the authors aim that these guidelines will support the Universal Design Homes for Ireland Guidelines and will inform national policy and be used in practice by all stakeholders including those who commission, design, build, provide and occupy dwellings. If new dwellings or alterations to existing dwellings are built in line with a Universal […]
Elevator Innovation in Dementia Award 2015 The Elevator team are pleased to invite applications for the second Innovation in Dementia Award! This award will be presented to a project that plays a role in improving the quality of life of people with dementia, their caregivers, loved ones, and/or health professionals working in dementia care. Applicants […]
Listen to Elevator Project lead, Dr Kate Irving dispell the four myths of dementia in her compelling TED x talk in Dublin City University
Do you want to play a role in improving the lives of people with dementia? Why not apply for the Dementia Champions programme? Applications now open for the October 2015 intake! Closing date is 14th August 2015. More information here http://dcn.dementiaelevator.ie/dementia-champions/.
Dementia Elevator’s free, online training for Retail staff is now available! This programme will equip customer facing retail staff with skills to engage with and support customers who may have dementia. Click here for more information and to register.
Sonas apc 7th International Dementia Conference, Dementia in Ireland: Time for Action. Dementia Elevator will be exhibiting at the 7th International Sonas apc Conference on 11th/12th of May 2015. For more info click here
The 5th National Memory Clinic Conference takes place on the 27th March 2015 in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Pearse Street, Dublin 2. To book a place and find out more go to http://memoryclinics.ie.
The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre launch a new report on dementia and long term care: An Irish National Survey of Dementia in Long term Residential Care. View the report here.
The Elevator Programme is supported by Atlantic Philanthropies and the Health Services Executive.