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Not knowing what to do or how to answer if a person with dementia asks about a deceased relative or friend as if they were still alive is often a source of worry and stress for carers and family. A new research report, Therapeutic lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North...
This report presents results from the 2015/16 Health Survey Northern Ireland. The fieldwork for the survey was conducted between April 2015 and March 2016. Results are based on responses from 3,915 individuals, with a response rate of 60% achieved. There has been a downward trend in self-reported...
Subject: Dementia
It is estimated that at present in Northern Ireland there are 19,000 people living with dementia; fewer than 1000 of these people are under 65. As the population of Northern Ireland ages, dementia will increasingly be a major public health and societal issue, with numbers of people with dementia...
The Healthy Ireland Survey is an interviewer-administered survey with interviews conducted on a face-to-face basis with individuals aged 15 and over. The initial wave of this survey involved 7,539 interviews. Fieldwork was conducted between November 2014 and August 2015.
Joint discussion paper funded by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and authored by the Institute of Public Health Approximately 47,849 people were living with dementia in Ireland in 2011. This number is expected to double by 2031 to about 90,000 as incident rates of dementia are set to rise with...
Publisher: CARDI
Dementia 2013: The hidden voice of loneliness is Alzheimer's Society's annual report examining the quality of life for people with dementia.The report found that over half of the general public (54 per cent) believe that people with dementia have a bad quality of life. This was echoed in the...
Publisher: CARDI
This Symposium, hosted by Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, opened up debate on formal and informal care for people with dementia living in the community and in residential care. ��It also discussed recent research findings on dementia care in Ireland and the United States.Click...
Publisher: CARDI
Dementia and the ageing prison population: treatment challenges and examples of good practice.The aims of this report are to scope existing research on treating and managing male offenders with cognitive impairment to identify and share examples of good practice employed by a handful of prisons...
Publisher: CARDI
Assisted living and similar residential care communities provide an alternative to nursing homes for individuals with dementia who can no longer live independently .Individuals with dementia can live in residential care communities that have dementia special care units, or in a more traditional...
Publisher: CARDI
‘The Global Impact of Dementia 2013-2050’ reports a 17% increase in the number of people living with dementia, compared to the original ADI estimates in the 2009 World Alzheimer Report.An Alzheimer's Disease International policy brief for the G8 Dementia Summit has revealed that the...

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