Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a set of symptoms and behaviours that occur when the brain stops working properly. This results in loss of independent function for that person.
Daily brain exercises may help decrease your risk of developing dementia by building cognitive reserve.
This page will help you to find local services in relation to dementia quickly and efficiently.
If you are living with dementia, this section offers some practical advice on living your life to the full.
Within communities people are taking action, big and small steps that make a difference in the everyday lives of people with dementia. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
Businesses or service providers can make a big difference to the quality of life of people with dementia and their families. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
A community champion inspires others to make a positive difference to people living with dementia and their families. Find out how you can become a community champion and the supports available.
How to diminish the risk factors and reduce the risk of developing dementia.
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
Group Face to Face
€65 per person
Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC)
Tel: 01 4162035
Freephone our helpline on 1800 341 341
The helpline is open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm Saturday 10am to 4pm