Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

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The Draft Model of Care for Dementia is currently open for consultation

This Dementia Model of Care outlines care pathways within the Irish health and social care system for people living with dementia; from identification of symptoms/signs, through to assessment, diagnosis, disclosure, care planning and post-diagnostic support.

The model sets out a range of targets and practice recommendations to advance the treatment, care and support for those living with dementia in Ireland.

The consultation period for the model is from the 17th of August to the 21st of September 2021.

Please use the consultation form (accessible below) to submit any comments. All comments received from organisations and individuals will be reviewed and used to inform the final Model of Care. 

Organisations should submit one collated response only.  

Consultation Documents

Summary of the Draft Dementia Model of Care document
Draft Model of Care document 
Consultation form 
List of references

The final date for submission of comments is Tuesday the 21st of September 2021.

Please submit your comments by completing the feedback form electronically and return by email to