National 2 Day Programme: Enhancing and Enabling Well-Being for the Person living with Dementia

Brief description

This programme aims to enhance quality of life for the person living with dementia. This programme will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to enable a person centred approach to supporting the person living with dementia and their family. Topics covered include:
  • Challenging beliefs and attitudes to dementia
  • Dementia and a human rights approach
  • Person centred communication
  • Partnership in dementia care 
  • Creating dementia friendly environments
  • Non-cognitive symptoms 
  • Palliative care and the person living with dementia
  • Nutrition and dementia

Duration

2 days 

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Cost

Free 

Target Audience

All staff working in residential and community care settings that may come into contact with a person living with dementia and their family. There is a bespoke national acute dementia education programme, however, some acute hospitals also deliver the 2 day programme. 

Areas Available and Providers Details

  • St. James's Hospital, Dublin 

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME), St. James, Dublin

Contact: Regina Lennon      RLennon@stjames.ie
  • Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford and South Tipperary

Contact: Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

  • Kerry

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

Contact: Mary McNamara, Specialist Coordinator, KCNME
  • Sligo
Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)
Sligo, Leitrim, West Cavan
Contact: Moya Comer
  • Donegal

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

Contact: Philippa McGavigan, CNME, St. Conal's Campus, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

  • Cork
Centre of Nurse Education (CNE), Mercy University Hospital, Cork
Contact: Angela Geary, Specialist Coordinator
  • Laois/Offaly

Contact: Joan Mannion

  • Mayo and Roscommon
Contact: Grainne Glacken, Specialist coordinator, CNME, Mayo & Roscommon 

  • Peamount Healthcare in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow
Contact:  Mary Doyle

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