Services in your community

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the leading dementia-specific service provider in the country.

There are other organistations which provide services which may be helpful to you.  These include..

Family Carers Ireland

Family Carers ireland is a national voluntary organisation which provides a home respite service, family carer training, support groups and an information service which may be helpful to you. This new organisation is the result of a merger between The Carers Association and Caring for Carers

To find our more about what they have to offer call their freephone 1800 24 07 24 or go to  

Private Service Providers

There is a range of companies and individuals throughout Ireland who offer services such as home care or nursing care. Your local telephone directory will provide you with contact details of such services.

Home and Community Care Ireland represents registered private home care providers in Ireland and have a list of registered providers at or call 01 484 7499

The HSE also has a list or preferred home care providers for  Home Care Packages.

There are a number of key points to consider when working with a service provider

  • Ensure the provider has experience and training in working with people with dementia. If you have a Home Care Package, you can request for a service provider who works with people with dementia.
  • Ask for and check references
  • Be clear at the beginning about what service is provided and how much it costs. Work with the provider to ensure they are clear about  your needs and expectations.


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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