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Who is the programme suitable for?

  • Primary Care Team
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Pharmacist, Homecare Workers
  • Community Volunteers
  • Nursing (Acute)
  • HCA (Acute)
  • Management (Acute)
  • Porters (Acute)
  • Admin (Acute)
  • Housekeeping (Acute)
  • Nursing (Residential)
  • HCA (Residential)
  • Management (Residential)
  • Medical (Residential)
  • Porters (Residential)
  • Administration (Residential)
  • Housekeeping (Residential)

Brief description

The courses can provide an overview of dementia; explores activity focused care, life story work, communication, rights, responsive behaviour, delirium and palliative care. It can also address dementia environmental design and the psychosocial environment.


Majority of courses are 6 hours (1 day) however, some can vary between 1-6 hours depending on the requirement of the service

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Where it is available



€65 per person

Contact Information

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC)

Tel: 01 4162035

Email: dsidc@stjames.ie


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