On 6th October 2021, DRNI in collaboration with the National Dementia Office, hosted a policy & practice forum titled Gender and Dementia Care; Aspects In Family Caring.
From Sep 2021 - April 2022, DRNI will be hosting a webinar series, Hot Topics In Dementia Research.
In April 2021, Dementia Research Network ireland (DRNI) hosted a Policy & Practice Forum regarding the referral of people with dementia to Speech and Language Therapy services.
This position statement has been developed by the IASLT (Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists) Working Group in Dementia, which is made up of Speech & Language Therapists (SLTs
Brain diseases (‘neurodegenerative’ diseases) such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease pose an enormous socioeconomic and individual burden, and this will continue to grow.