The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has embarked on the development of a new Dementia Friendly Communities initiative.  This initiative focuses on improving the inclusion and quality of life of people with dementia and their families.  

The seven communities involved are located in Co Donegal, Galway city, Ballina/Killaloe in Co Clare, Mallow in Co Cork, Callan in Co Kilkenny, Cavan town and Co Wicklow.  Read more about each of these projects below.
 

Dementia Friendly Community Projects in Ireland

Dementia Aware Donegal

Dementia Aware Donegal

Lead organisation: The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Donegal Branch and HSE West (Donegal).
 
 
Galway Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative

Galway Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative

Lead organisation: Galway City Partnership

Memory Matters – Callan, Co Kilkenny

Memory Matters – Callan, Co Kilkenny

Lead organisation: Kilkenny Age Friendly County Programme 

Crystal Project – Mallow, Co Cork

Crystal Project – Mallow, Co Cork

Lead organisation: The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, North Cork

Ballina/Killaloe Dementia Friendly Community

Ballina/Killaloe Dementia Friendly Community

Lead organisation: The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Watermans Lodge

Wicklow Dementia Friendly

Wicklow Dementia Friendly

Lead organisation: Co Wicklow Network for Older People 

Boithrin na Smaointe

Boithrin na Smaointe

Lead organisation: Cavan Dementia Community Network

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