Find services & support in your county

Due to the Covid-19 some services are suspended but ASI is still supporting people with dementia and their families as our Home CareDementia AdvisersNational Helpline, and Online Family Carer Training are all still running

National Helpline

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline Service is open 6 days a week. Call 1800 341 341 or email [email protected]

National Helpline

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm


Our confidential National Helpline freephone number is available to callers within the Republic of Ireland. If you live abroad, you can contact our national office at +353 1 207 3800 and ask for our Helpline Service. Telephone charges will apply.

Dementia Adviser

Our Dementia Advisers work with people with dementia, their families and carers to provide a highly responsive and individualised information and signposting service. This service is free and confidential. Dementia Advisers are currently doing home visits in line with public health advice and COVID 19 restrictions.  Dementia Advisers continue to provide support over the phone

Cavan Dementia Adviser

Cavan, Monaghan
Contact: Elaine Kearney
Phone: 087 978 3959


Dementia Adviser, Elaine Kearney is available to people living in Cavan and Monaghan Monaghan.This service is free and confidential.

Day Care Services

Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia in a warm, welcoming and safe environment while providing support and stimulation

Cavan Day Care

Cavan Day Care Sullivan Centre Cathedral Road Cavan H12 CF53.
Contact: Olivia Rooney
Thursday; Friday. ( will be opening in May 2023 )
How to access this service?

People with dementia, their families and healthcare professionals can contact the day centre they are interested in.

We ask that a referral form is completed and this form requires confirmation of a diagnosis of dementia from a GP or consultant.

Contact the day care centre you are interested in to talk about the service and to send your completed referral form.

Online Family Carer Training

We offer training to family carers looking after a loved one with dementia. Family carers can either be the primary carers for the person with dementia or those indirectly involved in caring. Please note there is a waiting list for this service. 

How to access this service?

More details on the course are available on our leaflet.
You can register your interest in the course by completing our online application form. For further information, please contact our National Helpline on 1800 341 341.

Support Group

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland.

Cavan Support Group

Breffni Integrated office/CCLD in Corlurgan Business Park.
Contact: Carole Beattie
Phone: 085 266 9542
First Thursday of every month at 7.30pm
How to access this service?

Carers are free to attend on a once off basis, as needs arise, or on a regular basis.  Contact the coordinator above to find out more information about attending a support group.

Online Carer Support Groups

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland. The support groups provide an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, to share stories and experiences, and access information and practical advice in a relaxed, understanding and supportive environment.

Day Care at Home

The Day Care at Home service provides an alternative model of care and support to our clients and families. ASI staff visit the persons home and engage in personalised activities with them in their home.

National Dementia Choir

Mindful Melodies- virtual choir

Contact: Anne-Marie Veale
Phone: 087 2388444
Wednesday 13.30-14.30pm

National Virtual Choir

Contact: Catherine Bartels
Phone: 086 0490548
Every Thursday

Social Club

Our Social Clubs are for people with dementia, their families or carers.

Forget-me-not Social club

Castlemanor Community Centre Co Cavan
Contact: Carol Beattie
First Wed of Month 11am to 12:30 pm
How to access this service?

For more information about the club and how to come along contact the organiser with the details above.

Reminiscence Walking Trail

A Reminiscence walking trail is peppered with vintage memorabilia designed for people with dementia

Reminiscence Walking Trail – Bóithrín na Smaointe

Con Smith Park, Co. Cavan
Contact: Carole Beattie
Phone: 0852669542

Society Branches

Our branch network plays an integral part in helping us achieve our mission to meet the needs of those affected by dementia.

Cavan Branch Office

Greendale, Drumroragh, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan
Contact: Carol Beattie (Chairperson) or Claire Finaly (Vice Chairperson)
Phone: 0852669542

Centre of Operations

The Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.

Northwest and Midlands Centre of Operations

Cavan Day Centre, St John O Sullivans Home Cathedral Road, Cavan Eircode H12 CF53.
Contact: Operations Manager- Carol Molloy


The Northwest, Northeast and Midlands Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo , Mayo, Galway, Roscommon, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan.

Other Support and Services

There are a range of other services, in addition to those provided by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, which can provide support and assistance to you and your family.

Social Activities

Cavan Family Carers Ireland Support Group:

Farnham Arms Hotel Cavan
1st Tuesday morning of each month, 11am


The Rainbow Café is specifically for older LGBT+ persons, proactive allies, and healthcare professionals supporting older persons.
The space is dementia-inclusive and those living with dementia, along with family carers and supporters, are encouraged to attend and will be assisted to do so in any way possible.

Cavan Virtual Social Choir

Contact: Patricia Clarke
Every Tuesday


Social Prescribing is a HSE run service that connects people with supports and activities in the community to strengthen their health, wellbeing and quality of life. Social prescribing is about supporting health and wellbeing by linking people into local, community-based activities such as exercise, art, reading and gardening


Alone is a national organisation that enables older people to age at home as well as providing befriending services, advice, assistive technology and support

Laragh Senior Social Club- Has yet to reopen

Tonnyconnolly, Poles, Co. Cavan
Contact: Rose Smith
Phone: 049 433 0191


This is an older adults social group and is open for people with dementia to attend.

Cavan Men’s Shed

Co. Cavan
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150


Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Cavan. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Memory Technology

Cavan / Monaghan Memory Technology Resource Room

Occupational Therapy Dept, St Mary's Hospital, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan.
Contact: Lisa Lynch
Phone: 086 029 7649
By appointment Tues-Fri 8.30-16.00


The Memory Technology Resource Room has assistive technology products on display. People with memory difficulties and their carers will have an opportunity to see a range products and how they work. You can also access expert advice about assistive technology.

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line


Click the link above to find what local health services are in your area

Need help?
Call the National Helpline
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