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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.
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.
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.
Laois Social Club on Tour, held at different locations across County Laois. Please contact Ann Munnelly for next date and location. Click on View Full Info.
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. 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.
Laois Resource Centre is closed until further notice. Information and resources are available in the Laois Resource Centre for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Everyone welcome.
Our branch network plays an integral part in helping us achieve our mission to meet the needs of those affected by dementia.
Please contact Frances McCormack if you would like to get involved in the Branch, volunteer, help in Fundraising or any media queries.
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 South Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois & Offaly
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.
There are Men's Sheds in various locations. The Irish Men's Shed's Association will provide a list for your area either by phone or by visiting their website
The Durrow Befriending Group offers a free, confidential, one-to-one befriending service for older people isolated or lonely in the Durrow area (10 mile radius approx.).
This is a free visiting service supporting older people and people with disabilities including dementia in Laois
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 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