Online Family Carer Training

The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland created this online course which is provided over 7 weeks for family carers. It provides sessions on various topics aimed to build your knowledge of Alzheimer’s and other dementia’s and skills to support your caring role. You can learn more about this and other courses at the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland's website here

Minding My Memory

This is a 6 part series created by occupational therapists from the Cork and Kerry Community Health service. These short videos include topics such as how your memory works, attention, driving, practical strategies. You can find these videos on the Cork and Kerry Community Healthcare You Tube channel here

Family Carers Ireland eLearning Course

Family Carers Ireland have created a selection of eLearning courses on key areas of caring which include Self-care, Nutrition and Hydration, Positive Communication, Continence and Coping with Grief. They also have a Dementia Care and Planning for the future. You can sign up to any of these courses at the Family Carers Ireland's website here

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC) eLearning Courses

The DSIDC have a range of eLearning courses available specifically for healthcare professionals and some suited for others wishes to learn more about dementia such as the Dementia Awareness programme which covers has five presentations on What is Dementia, Reduce the Risks, How Dementia Affects People Differently, Communication and Living with Dementia. You can find out more about this and other courses online at the DSIDC website here

FreeDem Films

These animated films were created by Sabina Brennan of Trinity College and Trinity Brain Health. They provide public awareness around important issues of memory and brain health. The engaging films cover topics such as How Does Memory Work, Why is Attention Important, and What Can You Do to Keep Your Brain Healthy. You can find these videos at the FreeDem Living website here

Brain Health Presentations

In 2021 Dementia Research Network Ireland hosted free online webinar series on the topic of Brain Health. Presentations include; Brain Health and Dementia Risk, Nutrition and Ageing Brain, Cognitive Rehab and Cognitive Stimulation, and more. There are 8 presentations available on You Tube, you can find the link to these at the DRNI website here

Let's Talk Dementia Radio Series

This 6 part series is presented by Fionnuala Sweeney and discusses different aspects of dementia. The series provides insights into recent research updates, tips and practical advice. To learn more about this series and to listen visit the Understand Together website here

Let's Talk About - Brain Health (Tallaght University Hospital)

This is a 6 part podcast from Tallaght University Hospital and Adelaide Health Foundation. The podcast has short and informative topics on Brain Health and; Importance of Movement; Importance of a Healthy Heart; Assistive Technology; the Role our Senses Play; Living well with Dementia; and finally Reducing the Risk of Stroke. You can listen on most podcast platforms or you can listen on their YouTube page here