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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.

South Clare Dementia Adviser

North Cork, Co. Limerick, South Clare, East Kerry and large parts of Tipperary
Contact: Amy Murphy
Phone: 086 781 2217

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Dementia Adviser, Amy Murphy is available to people living in South Clare. 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.

Waterman’s Lodge Day Care Centre

Waterman's Lodge Ballina/Killaloe Co. Tipperary
Contact: Christina McKenna
Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm

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Providing service to North Tipperary, East Clare and East Limerick.

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.

Ennis Day Care

Ennis Day Care, Cuan an Chlair, Cahercalla, Ennis, Clare
Contact: Linda Murphy
Phone: 087 915 2151
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 one national respite centre in Ireland

Watermans Lodge Respite Care Centre

Waterman's Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Tipperary
Contact: Christina McKenna

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Providing service to North Tipperary, East Clare and East Limerick.

How to access this service?

To access day care or respite care please complete and return the referral form via post to Manager – Christina McKenna, Waterman’s Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Co Tipperary. Or email to cmckenna@alzheimer.ie

Home Care Services

Our home care service offers dementia specific, person centred care and our trained staff work with clients to ensure that we meet your needs.

Ennis Home Support

Cuan an Chlair, Cahercalla, Ennis, Clare
Contact: Mary McGann
How to access this service?

Contact our home care coordinator above. Our home care coordinators will carry out an initial assessment on clients.

To help with this assessment we ask that a referral form is completed and sent to the home care service you are interested in.

Ennis Home Care

Cuan an Chlair, Cahercalla, Ennis, Clare
Contact: Fiona Staunton
How to access this service?

Contact our home care coordinator above. Our home care coordinators will carry out an initial assessment on clients.

To help with this assessment we ask that a referral form is completed and sent to the home care service you are interested in.

Support Group

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

Ennis Support Group

Cuan an Chlair, Cahercalla, Ennis, Clare
Contact: Fiona Staunton
Meets every 6 weeks. Please contact Fiona for details
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.

Ennistymon Support Group

Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, Clare
Contact: Brendan Cusack
Phone: 086 069 4643
1st Wednesday or Thursday of each month 8-9.30pm.
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.

National Helpline

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline Service is open 6 days a week.

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.

Clare Branch Office

The Chairperson, C/O Ennis Home Care Service, Cuan an Chlair, Cahercalla, Ennis, Co.Clare
Phone: 065 6868621

Centre of Operations

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

Southern Centre of Operations

Bessboro Day Care Centre, Blackrock, Cork, Co. Cork
Contact: Jon Hinchliffe
Phone: 021 497 2504

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The Southern Centre of Operations covers counties Cork, Waterford, North & South Tipperary, Limerick, Kerry & Clare

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

Clare Men’s Shed

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

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

Memory Technology

Clare Memory Technology Resource Room

St. Joseph's Hospital, Ennis, Co. Clare
Contact: Leahnora Clohessy
Phone: 065 6863839
By appointment

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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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