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International Dementia Trainer Series

**Please note that due to speaker illness Jan Dewing's Wanderwalking workshop has now been cancelled**

New 1-day workshop!
Understanding & responding to behaviours: Towards person-centred dementia care

Tuesday 9th December, Tara Towers Hotel

For more information and to book, click here

 The Sonas™ Programme

An evidence-based therapeutic activity for people with dementia, now implemented in more than 320 care centres and hospitals nationwide.

“The approaches and techniques helped me to empower residents to communicate in ways which I hadn’t seen previously,”

Therese Barry, Activities Co-ordinator, Marymount Care Centre, Dublin.


Bernadette Cullen, Activities Co-ordinator, talks about the Sonas™ programme.

  Sonas™ Training

Sonas Training
More than 450 nurses, Activity Co-ordinators, Care Assistants, Allied Health Professionals and others are certified as Sonas Licensed Practitioners, with a further 5,500 trained since the programme was developed.  

“It has opened up a whole new collection of skills I can call on to help improve the quality of care for my residents,” 

Michael Byrne, Healthcare Assistant, The Marlay Nursing Home, Dublin.




Preparing for the HIQA thematic inspections on dementia

How person-centred and effective are activities in your care centre? 

  • Measure your activities against the Residential Care Standards 
  • Get your individualised Action Plan for change
  • Hear what our customers have to say about the service