The HSE has sought court protection for a man with advanced dementia after he was seen wandering the roads in a dishevelled state eating soil and dog faeces and who once went missing from his home overnight.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2020
A former Fair City star who was ‘murdered’ by her on-screen ‘husband’ - and is now a neuroscientist and best-selling author - is in West Cork next week to explain how people can reduce their risk of developing dementia.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
Fianna Fáil spokesperson for older people and chair of the All Party Oireachtas Committee for Dementia, Mary Butler has said that Budget 2019 is an opportunity to start getting it right for people living with dementia.
Sun, 07 Oct, 2018
Orders were today made by the President of the High Court preventing an elderly woman being visited in hospital by either her son or husband arising from concerns over their alleged behaviour there.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
There is no easy way of explaining dementia to a child, but there is a very useful aid in the shape of a new book designed to address the fear children can feel when that special connection with Granny or Grandad is under threat.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2018
Pat Dromey’s mother suffers from dementia and sometimes it’s kinder to go along with her version of reality.examines the use of therapeutic lying in dementia care in the context of a new report, Therapeutic Lying and Approaches to Dementia Care in Ireland
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016