Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

National Programme: Enhancing and Enabling Quality of Care with the Person with Dementia in the Acute Hospital Setting

Brief description

The programme is designed specifically for acute hospital settings. It aims to raise awareness and understanding of dementia and enabling (and disabling) hospital environments. The programme includes different approaches to supporting the person with dementia in the acute hospital setting including person centred communication, supported decision-making and early identification and management of delirium. It includes dementia/delirium pathways and care bundles to support a person with their dementia journey in acute care. 

Duration

4 to 5 hours

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Cost

Free 

Target Audience

This programme is relevant and beneficial to any healthcare worker in the acute hospital setting. 

Areas available

  • Kerry 

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME), Kerry

Mary McNamara, Specialist Coordinator

Tel: 066 7184107

Email: tghschool@hse.ie

  • HSE West/Mid-West

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME), West/Mid-West

Gerardine Kennedy

Tel: 061 482082

Email:Gerardine.kennedy@hse.ie

  • Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education CNME Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan

Maura McGettrick

Tel: 071 9177749

Email: Maura.mcgettrick@hse.ie

  • St. James's Hospital, Dublin 

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

Regina Lennon 

Tel:01 4284896

Email: RLennon@stjames.ie

  • Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary, Waterford and Wexford

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

Karen O’Sullivan

Tel: 051 842063

Email: KarenT.OSullivan@hse.ie

  • Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 

Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education (CNME)

Fiona Jacob / Joseph Morris

Tel: 01 852 8783

Email:fionajacob@beaumont.ie

Email: josephmorris@beaumont.ie

  • Mercy University Hospital, Cork

Centre Nursing Education (CNE), Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

Elizabeth Myers, Specialist Coordinator

Tel: (021) 4935182

Email: emyers@muh.ie

  • Midland Regional Hospitals Tullamore and Portlaoise

Psychiatry of Later Life

Joan Mannion

Tel: 086 8511201

Email: joanm.mannion@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