Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

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: Mary Bell

Tel: 01 4284896

Email: Rlennon@stjames.ie

  • Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford and South Tipperary

Contact: Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

Tel: 051 842063

Email: KarenT.OSullivan@hse.ie

  • Kerry

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

Contact: Mary McNamara, Specialist Coordinator, KCNME

Tel: 066 7184107

Email: tghschool@hse.ie

  • Sligo
Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

Sligo, Leitrim, West Cavan

Contact: Moya Comer

Tel: 071 9177747

Email: moya.comer@hse.ie

  • Donegal
Centre of Nursing & Midwifery Education ( CNME) 

CNME, St Conals Campus, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Philippa McGavigan, Nurse Tutor,

Email: philippa.mcgavigan@hse.ie

Tel: 087 7217116

Tel: 074 91 25888 EXT 3117

  • Cork

Centre of Nurse Education (CNE), Mercy University Hospital, Cork

Contact: Angela Geary, Specialist Coordinator

Tel: 021-4935180

Email: ageary@muh.ie

  • Laois/Offaly

Contact: Joan Mannion

Tel: 086 8511201

Email: joanm.mannion@hse.ie

 

  • Mayo and Roscommon

Contact: Grainne Glacken, Specialist Co-ordinator, CNME Mayo & Roscommon, St. Mary’s Campus, Westport Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

094 9042122 or 087 2682195

Email: grainne.glacken@hse.ie

  • Peamount Healthcare in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow

Contact:  Mary Doyle

Tel: 01 6010300

Email: mdoyle@peamount.ie