Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

Online Resources

Online Resources 

  • The Good Practice & Innovation Hub is a resource developed to showcase nationwide information on projects and initiatives being delivered across a range of care settings. The hub is a chance to learn more about what’s happening across the country and to link in with colleagues. 
  • The Information Portal provides easy access to a range of information materials which HSCPs can distribute to their clients who are living with dementia and to their families/carers, as appropriate.
  • Understand Together is a dementia public support, awareness and information campaign led by the HSE, working with The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and Genio. 
  • The Alzheimer's Society Ireland is a leading charity and provider of dementia services in Ireland.  Their national helpline on: 1 800 341 341
  • FreeDem is a website resource produced by Trinity College Dublin and has short films on dementia and brain health.
  • Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSiDC) provides information, education and training for healthcare professionals and those interested in dementia care, and is based in St James' Hospital, Dublin.
  • Engaging Dementia (formally SONAS) coordinates a wide range of therapeutic activities and training.


Documents, leaflets, guidelines

A repository of information, documents, and leaflets for all stages of a patient's dementia journey.

InspireD App

The InspireD App enables people living with dementia, their carers and families to create a digital memory book to store photographs, videos and sound

Positive language - An Alzheimer’s Society guide to talking about dementia


Dementia Diagnosis & Management in General Practice

Nutrition & Dementia

Information Prescription for Dementia (DSiDC)

Pills, Bills and Wills (DSiDC)

Driving and Dementia Factsheet (ASI)

Memory Loss and Driving (DSiDC)

On-Road Driving Assessment Information (RCPI/RSA)

Caring for the Person with Dementia in their Home (HSE/ASI)

Advance Care Directive Factsheet (IDH)

A Guide to Daily Living for Family Caregivers (LiD/DSiDC)

Enduring Power of Attorney (FLAC)

Changes in Behaviour and Management Tips (Alz Soc UK)

Understanding the Fair Deal Process (HSE)

Finding a Nursing Home for your Relative with Dementia (HSE)

Life for Caregivers after Placing a Relative with Dementia in a Nursing Home​ (LiD/DSiDC)

Loss and grief when a family member has dementia (ASI)

Grieving following the death of someone with dementia (ASI/IHF)

Loss and Grief in Dementia Factsheet (IHF)