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Home Instead Galway hosts free dementia workshops in the community

Home Instead Senior Care Galway and local libraries are hosting a series of free Dementia Workshops this September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month.

Mayo University Hospital launch Butterfly Scheme to enhance quality of dementia care

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Mayo University Hospital in collaboration with the founder of the Butterfly Scheme, Barbara Hodkinson, officially launched the ‘Butterfly Scheme’ in Mayo University Hospital this week.

Study recruiting participants who care for people with dementia

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The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway are leading the first ever study in Ireland looking at supports and services available for people with dementia and their families following a recent diagnosis. The study aims to recruit informal carers, often family members, who are providing regular care and support to a loved one diagnosed with dementia in 2017 or 2018.

Project shows robots can help dementia sufferers

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A research project led by NUI Galway has established that companion robots can have a positive impact on older people living with dementia. Such is the impact of this research, it has been featured in a new European Commission study analysing the impact on society of EU-funded research and innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. The MARIO project is among 25 projects credited, and the only one in Ireland, with having had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years. The project is also being featured across Europe this week on the EuroNews TV channel’s Futuris science programme.

Dance club for people living with dementia

Community Action on Dementia in Mayo is launching a brand new dance club for people living with dementia and their family carers. The dance club is designed for those in the early to mild stages of dementia, and their family carers, to share the experience together.

Galwaywoman keen to heighten awareness about dementia

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A County Galway woman who lost her mother to dementia is spearheading an initiative aimed at heightening awareness about the illness and empowering communities to help sufferers improve their quality of life.

Galway University Hospitals launches Ireland’s first dementia awareness programme

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Galway University Hospitals and Saolta University Health Care Group, in collaboration with the founder of the Butterfly Scheme, Barbara Hodkinson, officially launched the Butterfly Scheme in Galway University Hospitals last week.

Ó Clochartaigh demands greater support for dementia sufferers in the west

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Ten per cent of those diagnosed with dementia live in the west of Ireland, leading a County Galway based senator to call for a major overhaul and improvement in detection, treatment, and support of dementia sufferers.

Have a cuppa and help people with dementia

Galway people are being asked to support a major annual fundraiser being run by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

More needs to be done for dementia supports — Chambers

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Fianna Fáil General Election candidate in Mayo Cllr Lisa Chambers says this Government has failed to deliver on sufficient supports for dementia care over the past five years. Despite committing to a new dementia strategy, very little has been done to support families and carers of people with dementia.

 

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