Patricia Mc Parland
Dr. Patricia Mc Parland works as a consultant in the field of dementia, is a regular speaker and also delivers seminars and training programmes. Her research interests include theoretical approaches to dementia, public understandings and responses to dementia, and everyday ethics. She has co- written a number of dementia related education programmes, including a pan-European Masters.
Patricia has personal experience of dementia as her mother lived with Alzheimer’s disease for almost 20years before her death in 2012, and she is passionate about using her experiential and academic knowledge to improve the lives of those affected by this condition. Currently Patricia is working on a number of projects with Dublin City University and the Institute of Public Health in Ireland. She also runs a Positive Living Network and a coaching and counselling business in Newry.