The Alzheimer society of Ireland launches new cookbook ‘A taste to remember’

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland marked World Alzheimer’s Day 2018 with the launch of a new collectible cookbook ‘A Taste to Remember’ – a book that features recipes from people with dementia, family members, volunteers and our staff. The book also features recipes from leading Irish chefs including Darina Allen, Clodagh McKenna, Catherine Fulvio and Simon Delaney.
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New video campaign launched to show the benefits of Palliative Care

Pictured are some of those featured in the new Palliative Care Week video campaign l-r: Donal Crowley, Billy Coleman, Cork; Billy Reilly from Raheny Hospice with Helen Bell who’s husband Donal passed away on the 11th May at the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care(AIIHPC) launch of Palliative Care Week at Dublin’s Mansion House earlier this week. Photograph by: Julien Behal The National Palliative Care Week campaign, running until tomorrow (15 September), also coincides with the launch of series of personal video stories of people who have benefitted from palliative care. 62 year-old Donal Crowley from Cork, who
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Palliative Care Week: 8 in 10 want to discuss palliative care if it could help them

Donal Crowley (right), from Cork, is pictured with Karen Charnley, Director, All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, and Lord Mayor Nial Ring, The Lord Mayor of Dublin, at the launch of Palliative Care Week in Dublin.   Research carried out on behalf of the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) has shown that eight in ten people believe that if palliative care could help them they would like a health care professional to discuss it with them. This week marks Palliative Care Week (9 to 15 September 2018) and the AIIHPC surveyed people across the
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An Introduction to Medical Humanities

Medical Humanities represents the intersection between Arts and the Humanities. It is an attempt to give meaning and insight into how people understand and relate to areas of medicine and health with the use and support humanities subjects. These representations help to give meaning and clarity to medical and health practitioners, researchers and ordinary people. This type of representation has existed throughout time, in the forms of art work, music, literature, stories, poetry, philosophy, history, folklore and more recently in popular culture
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