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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.
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 Kate Cowell is available to people living in Laois. This service is free and confidential.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.
The South Eastern Centre of Operations covers Wicklow, Kildare , Laois, Offaly, Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary. Wexford and Waterford.
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.
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
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 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.