Dementia Care Asia News and Updates

July 11, 2015 marks a significant date for the Institute for Dementia Care Asia (IDCA) and other dementia care associations in Asia that attended the round table meeting, which was organized by the Japan Society for Dementia Care (JSDC) and Geriatric Information Management System (GIMS International). It is the day of founding the International Federation for Dementia Care (IFDC) that was held at Grand Hyatt Taipei in Taiwan. IDCA is the only institute from the Philippines that was invited to participate in the said meeting. Dr. Jacqueline Dominguez, chairperson of IDCA, together with Ms. Boots Natividad and Mr. Cidrick Bartolome, also from IDCA, were present together with the delegates from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Indonesia.

1st IFDC round table meeting was held yesterday, Taipei Veterans Hospital Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Director Chen, sign cooperation agreement with Japan, Philippines, Indonesia and Korea delegate after meeting.

Photos of the IDCA 2015 Sem First Leg. Dementia Care Specialist Seminar and Workshop. An Introduction to Asian Standard for Dementia Care held last March 7, 2015 at Henry Sy Hall, St. Lukes Medical Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.

The Institute for Dementia Care Asia together with the Memory Center-St. Luke’s Institute for Neurosciences will hold its Dementia Care Seminar and Workshop in different schedule and venues.

Attendance to the said activity whether on Official Tine or Official Business shall be based on Department Order No. 2007-0053 date 13 July 2007, “Guidelines on the Attendance to Conventions / Seminars / Conferences and Similar Human Resource Development Activities Outside of the Department of Health”.

Attached are the invitation letter and brochure with announcement of schedule and venue for your ready reference.

Dissemination of the information to all concerned is requested.

In accordance with the pertinent provisions of the Republic Act 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994”, this Office hereby endorses the above undertaking organized by the Institute for Dementia Care Asia and the Pathways International Review and Learning Center Corporation for the support and participation of all concerned.