National Respite Centre

We currently operate one national respite centre in Ireland, Waterman's Lodge in Killaloe/Ballina on the Tipperary, Clare and Limerick border.

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Our specialist overnight respite centre offers stimulation and activity to the person with dementia in a safe, friendly environment and respite from caring for the caregiver

This centre provides overnight respite care seven days a week. During the day, residents have access to the Day Care Centre.

Clink on the link below to find out more about the service, including how to access it.

Waterman's Lodge Respite and Day Care Centre

We also work with local nursing homes in many counties who have an allocated respite beds for people with dementia. To find out more about this service, please contact your local Alzheimer Society of Ireland day care or home care service manager.


More information

About Alzheimer Ireland

The Society was founded in 1982 by a small group of people who were caring for a family member with Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Find out what we docontact us and more

About our services

We offer a range of services for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their families and carers. All our services operate using the philosophy of person centred care.

Featured Events

Fundraising is an extremely important source of revenue for our services and takes place locally across Ireland as well as through national events and campaigns. We aim is to raise €5 million a year.


The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has, since it was founded, campaigned on behalf of people with dementia and their carers to improve the lives of all those affected by dementia.


We have many items available for sale through our shop. Buy these items will help raise much needed funds for The Society to continue providing vital service all around the country.


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