Information about the Audit

Information about the Audit

Partner Organisations in INAD-2

The Second Irish National Audit of Dementia care in acute hospitals (INAD-2) is a partnership between the National Dementia Office and HealthCare Audit, Quality Assurance and Verification; both within the Health Service Executive (HSE). Funding for this audit is generously provided by the HSE Acute Operations. The INAD-2 Steering Committee is Co-Chaired by representatives from NCAGL Acute Operations and the National Dementia Office. 

INAD-2 Audit Management

For an overview of the Irish National Audit of Dementia (including more information on INAD-2), please click here


INAD-2 Audit Team

INAD-2 National Audit Coordinator

Dr Mairéad Bracken-Scally


HSE Healthcare Audit, Quality Assurance and Verification;

Ms. Anne Keane

Ms. Anne McDermott


INAD-2 Steering Committee

The INAD-2 Steering Committee provides governance, guidance and direction in order to attain the objectives of the project. The Steering Committee is Co-Chaired by Dr Suzanne Timmons, National Dementia Office, and Dr Vida Hamilton, HSE Acute Operations

National Dementia Office; Dr Suzanne Timmons, Co-Chair of Steering Committee and Clinical Lead of National Dementia Office 

HSE Acute Operations; Dr Vida Hamilton, Co-Chair of Steering Committee and NCAGL, Acute Operations

Healthcare Audit - Quality Assurance and Verification; Ms Anne Keane/Ms Anne McDermott, Auditors, Healthcare Audit, Quality Assurance and Verification and Ms Cora McCaughan, Assistant National Director, Healthcare Audit, Quality Assurance and Verification

INAD-2 Audit Team; Dr Mairéad Bracken-Scally, National Audit Coordinator for INAD-2

Dementia Environment Project, TrinityHaus; Prof Desmond O'Neill, Professor in Medical Gerontology, Trinity College Dublin

Irish Society of Physicians in Geriatric Medicine; Dr Paul Gallagher, Consultant Geriatrician and Senior Lecturer, University College Cork

National Clinical Care Programme for Older People; Dr Sean Kennelly, Co-Investigator, Dementia Inclusve Hospital Design Audit Tool and Consultant Geriatrician

Ms Emma O'Shea,  Former Project Manager of Northern Ireland Audit of Dementia

Nursing and Midwifery Directorate; Ms Leonie Finnegan/Ms Michelle Quinn, NMPDU Quality Care Metrics Project Officers

Office Nursing Midwifery Services Director; Ms Deirdre Lang, Director of Nursing/National Lead Older Persons Services, Clinical and Integrated Programmes

Irish Association of Consultants in Psychiatry of Old Age; Dr Sabina Fahy, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist

Alzheimer Society of Ireland; Ms Catherine O'Keeffe, QPSD Manager 

Health Information and Quality Authority; Ms Geraldine Ryan, Regional Manager

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre; Mr. Matthew Gibb, Director, DSIDC

Dublin City University; Prof Kate Irving, Professor of Clinical Nursing

School of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCC; Prof. John Browne, Director of the National Health Services Research Institute in Ireland 

National Clinical Programme Neurology; Dr Siobhán Hutchinson, Consultant Neurologist, St James's Hospital

HSE Quality Improvement Team; Ms Nicola O'Grady, HSE Quality Imorovement Team

HSE Health and Social Care Professionals Office; Ms Joan Elliott, OT Manager, Naas General Hospital

Emergency Medicine Programme; Dr Rosa McNamara, Emergency Medicine Consultant

HBS Estates, HSE; Mr Derek Dockrell, Architectural Advisor

National Clinical Programme Neurology; Dr Seán O'Dowd/Mr Emmett Kelly, Consultant Neurologist/CNM Neurology, Tallaght University Hospital

Irish National Audit of Dementia

The National Dementia Office in Partnership with the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, UCC, St. Finbarr's Hospital, Douglas Road, Cork.