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Dementia Training Programme for Transport Service Providers now available!

This innovative programme will give transport services staff an understanding of what it means for passengers to live with dementia, and will provide some basic communication skills and strategies which could support them to use transport services. It was developed in close consultation with staff working in the transport services sector as well as people […]

Dementia and Everyday Ethics Module Applications

Applications now open for the next  DCU Dementia and Everyday Ethics module. Closing date is the 14th of December. Graduates will have a theoretical and practical grounding and the ability to recognise situations in everyday dementia care that are ethical in nature and be able to guide colleagues in a helpful manner through decision making. For more information […]

Dementia Champions Module Applications

Applications now open for the next DCU Dementia Champions module. Closing date is the 14th of December. A dementia champion is someone with excellent knowledge and skills in the care of people with dementia. A champion is self-motivated and motivates others, acts as a role model in the delivery of person centred care, is an advocate for people with dementia […]

The Dementia Roadshow

Following the Showcase in DCU on 20 September, the Elevator team hit the road to bring the Elevator message into local communities around the country. The itinerary included: 21 September 2016: Clonmel (am) Cork (am/pm) & Kinsale (pm) 22 September 2016: Tralee (am) & Limerick (pm) 23 September 2016: Roscommon (am) & Castlebar (pm) 24 […]

Dementia Showcase and Innovation Awards

The Dementia Showcase took place on 20 September 2016 at DCU. The event was a collaboration between Dublin City University (DCU), the Health Services Executive (HSE) and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI). 270 people attended the Showcase, which highlighted the training initiatives developed by the project, as well as other resources available to people […]