Who is the programme suitable for?

Family Carers

Brief description

This programme aims to equip family carers with the knowledge and skills to provide care for people with dementia.

Topics covered include:

  • different stages of dementia
  • effective communication
  • responding to changes in behaviour in a positive way
  • engaging the person with dementia in meaningful activities
  • carer self-care


15 hours

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Where it is available

Nationwide as funding and resources allow



Contact information 

Fergus Timmons
Training Manager
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
Temple Road
Co Dublin

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