Case Studies Mary Hickey MSc Dementia
Development of Kilkenny Memory Supporters Group( Providing support for carers and family) in conjunction with Kilkenny Memory Support Group. Previously known as DREAM.(Providing peer support for people living in the early stages of dementia)
“Support me to be who I am” course reaccredited by NMBI 8 CEUs.#
Developed Activity Memory Boxes
Grantee from National Dementia Office to run post diagnostic supports, specifically Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
Train the trainer in Homecare Workers Education Program . Dublin City University
Train the trainer in Homecare Workers Education Program . Dublin City University.
Presented Activities Poster at AIGNA Annual Conference, Galway
Member of Guideline Development Group on The Appropriate Prescribing of Psychotrophic Medication in People with Dementia.(National Clinical Guideline)
Developed and delivered 4 Community Awareness sessions of Dementia in Carlow and Kilkenny in Conjunction with Understand Together campaign.
Oral and Poster presentation on Community Initiatives in Dementia at 9th National Sonas Conference, City West Hotel.
Research published. Healthcare Workers Experiences of Using Activities with Persons Living with Dementia in Residential Care Settings. Journal of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association(JAIGNA) Vol 4,Issue 1,March2017
Integrated Care Forum , Kilmainham Hospital Dublin. Poster presentation.
Support me to be who I am “ Activities Course awarded 6.5 CEUs from NMBI.
Memory Matters Genio Project, in Carlow &Kilkenny. • Delivering National Dementia Training to >150 health care workers. • Production of “See Me” Video.
AIGNA Conference Dundalk ,Winning Poster ”Establishing a Memory Clinic”. April 2016 Oral Presentation on DREAM at Palliative Care Research Conference ,UCC .
DREAM Group members became part of the Irish Dementia Working Group
Leadership &Innovations in Older Persons Summit, ONMSD Dublin Castle.Oral Presentation and poster presentation.” Establishing a Memory Clinic”
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, University College London
MSc Dementia , Trinity College Dublin
Founded DREAM (Dementia Research Education and Research in Motion) Kilkenny. Peer support for people living in the early stages of dementia.
- Activity in Care Training
- Reminiscence Training
- Imagination Gym practitioner
- Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
- We also offer talks to Transition Year students free of charge and talks to older person groups at a nominal charge.
Call Tom Hickey @ 00 353 (0)85 7399497 or Mary Hickey @ 00 353 (0)87 7697408 for more information Email: firstname.lastname@example.org