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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.
A 1:1 telephone or video conference call with a Dementia Nurse. This creates a space for people with dementia and / or their families to raise issues that may be arising for them during the cocooning phase of the COVID 19 Emergency.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline is expanding with a new free call-back service which offers people with dementia and family carers the opportunity to book a 1:1 session with a Dementia Nurse or a Dementia Adviser during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Call the Helpline on 1800 341 341 to make an appointment.
Our Dementia Advisers work with people with dementia, their families and carers to provide a highly responsive and individualised information and signposting service. No Dementia Advisers are doing any Home Visits at the moment - the support is only over the phone for the time being due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Dementia Adviser, Maureen Mannion is available to people living in Galway. This service is free and confidential.
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
We have recently launched a new Online Support Group for Family Carers of People with Dementia to help alleviate the increasing pressure points on family carers during Covid-19.
Our home care service offers dementia specific, person centred care and our trained staff work with clients to ensure that we meet your needs.
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.
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.
Contact the coordinator above to confirm details of the next meetings. Anyone affected by dementia is welcome to attend.
The Day Care at Home service provides an interim alternative model of care and support to our clients and families while our face-to-face Day Care Centres remain temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 health crisis.
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. Our Social Clubs are for people with dementia, their families or carers.
For more information about the club and how to come along contact the organiser with the details above.
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia.
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.
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. We currently operate two national respite centres in Ireland
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland.
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.
CST is postponed until further notice. Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, CST, is an evidence-based group intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia.
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, CST, is an evidence-based group intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia. For information about this club please contact Joanne at the number above.
This service is available to people living in Sligo, Galway, North Tipperary, Ennis Co. Clare, North Cork, North Kerry and Limerick. Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, CST, is an evidence-based group intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia. For information about this club please contact the coordinator at the number above.
The Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.
The Northwest / Midwest Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Mayo, Galway, Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary, Longford & Roscommon
Many of these services will be currently postponed or offering an alternative option due to Covid 19. Contact the relevant service to enquire. 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.
Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Galway. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.
Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Galway can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/
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.
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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