Please click on the links below to download the presentations from today’s speakers.

Time

Description

9.00

Overview & the future of Dementia Care in Ireland explored
Speaker: Mr Pat McLoughlin, CEO, Alzheimer Society of Ireland (Dropbox download, 42 MB)

9.40

Understand Together: Update on National Dementia Awareness Campaign
Speaker: Nicola Donnelly, National Dementia Campaign Manager, HSE

10.20

Emerging concepts in diagnosing, preventing, and treating Alzheimer’s disease
Speaker: Sean Kennelly, MB PhD FRCPI, Consultant Physician in Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, Tallaght Hospital

11.30

Ethical decision making in end-of-life care and the person with dementia
Speaker: Cliona McGovern, Lecturer, UCD

12.00

A Charter of Rights for People with Dementia
Speaker: Helen Rochford Brennan, Irish Dementia Working Group and Chair of European Working Group of People with Dementia

12.30

Advance Care Planning and Dementia
Speaker: Deirdre Shanagher, Development Officer, Irish Hospice Foundation

2.00

Deprivation of Liberty in the care setting
Speaker: Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Solicitor & Former Commissioner, The Law Reform Commission

2.40

Dementia Care at Home
Speaker: Deirdre Tuohy, Home Instead Senior Care

3.15

How retailers are making their stores more Dementia friendly – Customer Service in a Local Bank
Speaker: Briod Riches – Branch Manager, AIB Raheny

3.45

Supporting family members and carers
Speaker: Lhara Mullins, NUI Galway

4.20

Living with Dementia: A Carer’s Story
Speaker: Laura Reid, Vice-Chair, Dementia Carers Campaign Network