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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.

Cavan Dementia Adviser

Cavan, Monaghan and Louth
Manager Name: Maeve Montgomery
Phone: 087 748 9258

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Dementia Adviser, Maeve Montgomery is available to people living in Cavan, Monaghan and Louth. This service is free and confidential.

Alzheimer Cafe

Alzheimer Cafes provide a warm and welcoming space for people with dementia, their family and friends, social and health care professionals to meet, exchange ideas and learnings.

Cavan Alzheimer Café

Castlemanor Community Centre, Cavan
Contact: Carole Beattie
Phone: 087 224 0963
Meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 11am to 12:30pm
How to access this service?

Contact the coordinator above to confirm details of the next meetings. Anyone affected by dementia is welcome to attend.

Day Care Services

Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia.

Cavan Day Care Centre

Cavan Day Care, Social Services Centre, Cathedral Road, Cavan
Contact: Geraldine Maxwell
Phone: 086 380 3898
Thursday and Friday
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.

Respite Care

We currently operate two national respite centres in Ireland

Watermans Lodge Respite Care Centre

Waterman's Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Tipperary, V94 T2K1
Contact: Christina McKenna
Phone: 061 374 888

Support Group

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

Cavan Town Support Group

The Bridge Street Centre, Bridge Street, Cavan Town, Cavan
Contact: Carol Beattie / Claire Finlay
1st Thursday of every month at 8pm (no meetings July and August)
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.

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: 087 224 0963

National Helpline 1800 341 341

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline Service is open 6 days a week. Call 1800 341 341 or email helpline@alzheimer.ie

National Helpline

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

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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.

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)

Centre of Operations

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

North Eastern Centre of Operations

Unit 5, Building 125, Omni Park Shopping Centre, Santry, Dublin 9 Co. Dublin. D09 WK66
Contact: Donal Murphy
Phone: 01 862 5706

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The North Eastern Centre of Operations covers counties North Dublin, Meath, Westmeath, Louth, Cavan & 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

Laragh Senior Social Club

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

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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

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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

Primary Care Team building, Drumalee Business Pk, Cootehill Rd, Cavan, Co. Cavan
Contact: Sarah McAree
By appointment Thursday & Friday

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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
Phone: 1850 24 1850

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

Clinical Care

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The clinical care team are part of a multidisciplinary team that provides specialist mental health services to older people. They work in partnership with GP's, hospitals and other local health care and social services. Majority of clinical care services will require a referral from a GP. To find a clinical care service in your area you can visit the Understand Together website click the link above. Select your location to filer the services

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