Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

Framework and Model of Care

This report explores the potential of alternative models of long- term care for people living with dementia. It provides a review of national and international practice.

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The Dementia Needs Analysis Framework to Support Local Service Development provides guidance on the development of dementia services. Engaging people with dementia and their families is at the centre of the six step process outlined in the Framework.

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This report reflects on various aspects of care for people with dementia in Ireland and internationally with a view to informing future developments in dementia policy in the country.

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The Strategy identifies key principles to underpin and inform the full range of health and social care services provided to people with dementia, their families and carers. It sets out strategic areas of action.

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This report provides research evidence to support the development of a new Strategy for Dementia in Ireland.