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

Please note that the presentations will be available for 30 days after the conference
and will be deleted after that.

Time

Description

9.00

Keynote Address: Making dementia a national priority
Speakers: Pat McLoughlin, CEO, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

9.40

Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015
Speaker: Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Solicitor & Member of the Multi-Disciplinary Group drafting codes of practice for Advance Healthcare Directives

10.20

Advance Care planning
Speaker: Deirdre Shanagher, Development Officer, The Irish Hospice Foundation

11.30

Ethical decision-making in end-of-life care for persons with dementia
Speaker: Dr. Louise Campbell, lecturer in medical ethics, NUI Galway

12.00

Promoting the human rights of people living with dementia in long term care
Speaker: Professor Suzanne Cahill, Trinity College Dublin (Presentation not available)

12.30

Alzheimer’s Café Bray; an integrated hospital and community approach
Speaker: Carol de Wilde, Principal Social Worker St Columcille’s Hospital and Founding Member of the Alzheimer’s Café Bray

Physiotherapy & Dementia care
Speaker: Sally O’Grady, Physiotherapist, St Columcille’s Hospital

2.00

Dementia Care Matters’ Butterfly Household Model of Care
Speaker: Norma Sheehan, Director of Nursing, Saint Joseph’s Shankill
 (Dropbox link)

2.40

Dementia Care at Home
Speaker: Amanda Bohan, Owner and Managing Director, Home Instead Senior Care
 (Dropbox link)

3.20

Loss and Grief in Dementia
Speaker: Breffni McGuinness, Training Manager, Irish Hospice Foundation

4.00

Dementia in people with an Intellectual Disability
Speaker: John Starr, Director, Alzheimer’s Scotland Dementia Research Centre, University of Edinburgh

4.30

Screening for Cognitive Impairment: The Quick Mild Cognitive Screen (QMCI)
Speaker: Prof D W Molloy