NEW! 2017 dementia training workshops for primary care

24 Oct 2017
PCT training

The Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED) project, hosted by the Department of General Practice at UCC, is pleased to announce that a series of dementia workshops designed for multidisciplinary teams working in primary care will be rolled out nationwide from October 2017.  PREPARED, working with the HSE National Dementia Office, Anne Quinn (Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Dementia) and other HSE clinical colleagues, has developed a three-hour workshop 'Dementia Care in Primary Care - An Interprofessional Approach' and this is now being run in a number of locations in 2017, including Kerry, Kildare, Wexford, Mayo, Donegal, Westmeath, Tipperary and Wicklow.


The locations of the training are as follows:

Tuesday 19th September 2017 - Kilbarrack Primary Care Team, Kilbarrack, Dublin 5
Wednesday 4th October 2017 - Killarney Community Hospital
(Monday 16th October 2017 pm - Maynooth Health Centre - RESCHEDULED)
(Thursday 26th October 2017 pm - Ely Hospital, Wexford - RESCHEDULED)
Monday 13th November 2017 pm - Maynooth Health Centre
Tuesday 14th November 2017 pm - Wicklow Town Health Centre
Monday 27th November 2017 am - Castlebar Primary Care Centre, Mayo
Tuesday 28th November 2017 am - Ballyshannon Health Campus, Donegal
Monday 11th December pm - Ely Hospital, Wexford
Tuesday 12th December pm - Tyone Health Centre, Nenagh, Tipperary
Wednesday 13th December 2017 pm - Cluain Lir Care Centre, Mullingar, Westmeath

For more information on venues and dates, and to book a place, please contact the HSE national dementia office at  More information about the PREPARED project and the range of dementia education for GPs and primary care teams and staff that it has developed can be found on the PREPARED website at

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