Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

MSc/Pg. Dip/Cert in Dementia (TCD)

Brief description

The Masters programme in Dementia is open to a wide range of professionals who have experience in delivering a dementia care approach within practice in the last two years. Interdisciplinary input to the design, development and delivery of this programme stems from a variety of dementia experts. Students on this programme will come from a variety of backgrounds including for example: nursing, medicine, occupational therapy, social work, physiotherapy, chaplaincy and other disciplines.

Topics covered

  • understanding dementia

  • critical issues in assessment and care planning

  • enhancing the experience of living with dementia

  • fundamentals of palliative care


Year One

Commences with a full week in September and thereafter one day per week for the remainder of the academic year.

Year Two

Attendance at workshops throughout the academic year

Mode of delivery

Blended Learning


Where it is available




Contact information

School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Michael Brennan

Tel: 01 8963950