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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.
The South Eastern Centre of Operations covers counties Kildare, Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois & Offaly
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.
This is a befriending service for people over 65 years, including people with dementia. It involves weekley one-to-one visits, with "quality of the moment" as the primary aim of the interaction.
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 Kilkenny can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/
Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Kilkenny. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website
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.
The Memory Clinic is a specialised service for people with memory loss, changes in cognitive function and dementia. Diagnosis and treatments are provided for those concerned about changes in their memory and memory disorders, including dementia. Referral-based service which is available for people under the age of 65.
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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