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Social Club

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

Moville Social Club

Care of Day Care Glencrow, Moville, Donegal
Contact: Margaret Coyle
Phone: 086 218 5214
Thursday 10.00 am to 3.30 pm
How to access this service?

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

Carrick Social Club

Carrick Alzheimer Society Social Club, c/o Carrick Day Care Centre, Carrick, Co. Donegal
Contact: Eithne O'Donnell
Friday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
How to access this service?

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

Fanad Social Club

Ionad Lae Fhanada, Tra na Locha, Fanad, Donegal
Contact: Patricia Shiels
Phone: 087 772 0043
Thursday 11.00 am to 3.30 pm
How to access this service?

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

Ballyshannon Social Club

College Street, Ballyshannon, Donegal
Contact: Annmarie Rooney
Friday 10:30 am to 4.00 pm
How to access this service?

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

Letterkenny Social Club

Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny, Donegal
Contact: Patricia McMonagle
Phone: 086 604 3082
Tuesday 10.30 am to 3.00 pm
How to access this service?

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

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.

Letterkenny Alzheimer Café

Silver Tassie Hotel, Letterkenny, Donegal
Contact: Brenda Mc Connell
Phone: 086 369 6145
First Thursday of each month between 11.00am to 1.00pm
How to access this service?

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

Ballybofey Alzheimer Cafe

The Forge Bar, Villa Rose Hotel, Ballybofey, Donegal
Contact: Catriona Gallagher /Brenda McConnell
Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 11 to 1pm.
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.

Cloghan Day Care

Cloghan Day Centre, Cloghan, Donegal
Contact: Brenda McConnell
Phone: 086 369 6145
Tuesday
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.

Glenties Day Care

Glenties Day Centre, Glenties, Donegal
Contact: Caitriona Gallagher
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.

Gweedore Day Care

Gweedore Day Care, Meenaniller, Derrybeg, Letterkenny, Donegal
Contact: Kieran Cullen
Monday and Thursday
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.

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.

Donegal Home Support

2A Mill Row, Donegal Town, Donegal
Contact: Julie Mundy
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.

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

Note:

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.

Donegal Branch Office

c/o Donegal The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Branch Office 2 Mill Row, Donegal Town, Co Donegal
Contact: Alastair Mc Kinney, The Chairperson
Phone: 074 972 2795

Note:

Please contact Alastair McKinney if you would like to get involved in the Branch, volunteer, help in Fundraising or any media queries.

Centre of Operations

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

Northern/West Centre of Operations

Bungalow 1, Kilcornan, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway
Contact: Mary Callanan
Phone: 091 485 457

Note:

The Northern/West Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Mayo, Galway, Cavan, Monaghan, Longford & Roscommon

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

Donegal Men’s Shed

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

Note:

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

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line
Phone: 1850 24 1850

Note:

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

Clinical Care

Note:

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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