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


 Dementia Adviser Rosalyn Groarke is available to people living in Kildare and West Wicklow. This service is free and confidential.

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.

Kildare Home Care

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Unit A, Harristown drive, Kildangan Village Co. Kildare W34 AX23
Contact: Annemarie Kett
Phone: 087 705 9366
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.

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

Kildangan Daycare

Kildangan Day Care Centre, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Unit A, Harristown Drive, Kildangan Village W34 AX23
Contact: Helen McLeane
Mon-Friday 10am-3pm
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.

Under 65 Family Carer Support Group

Contact: Adrienne McAvinue / Frances Redmond
Last Tuesday of each month between 8pm and 10pm. Please Note : The support group meeting due to fall on Halloween night is cancelled and rescheduled for 7th November 8-10pm


This support group is strictly for carers of loved ones living with Young Onset Dementia (under 65's)

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.

Kildare Day Care at Home

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Unit A, Harristown drive Kildangan Village Co. Kildare W34 AX23
Contact: Annemarie Kett
Phone: 087 705 9366

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

Respite Care

We currently operate one national respite centre in Ireland

The Orchard Respite Centre

The Orchard Respite Centre, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin. A94 N8Y0
Contact: Sebastian Stoica, Director of Nursing
Phone: 01 278 38 30

Society Branches

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

Kildare Branch

Contact: Annemarie Kett
Phone: 087 705 9366

Centre of Operations

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

South East Centre of Operations

Contact: Heather Musgrave
Phone: 0874703216


The South Eastern Centre of Operations covers Wicklow, Kildare , Laois, Offaly, Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary. Wexford and Waterford.

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

Kildare Dementia Café

Kildare Community Development Centre, Meadow Road, Kildare Town, R51RF88
Contact: Caroline Morrin 086 137 2871 and Susan Higgins 087 114 9175
Last Thursday of every month from 2.30-4pm


Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence.


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.


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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Kildare
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889


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 Kildare can be viewed at this link

Mens Sheds

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


Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Kildare. 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


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

Need help?
Call the National Helpline
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