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

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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.

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

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Dementia Adviser Marina Devaney is available to people living in Sligo/Leitrim. 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.

Leitrim Home Care

Lakeview Business Park, Aughamore, Carraroe, Sligo, F91XW54.
Contact: Clair Culkin
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.

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.

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.

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

Social Club

Our Social Clubs are for people with dementia, their families or carers.

Mohill Social Club

The Library Mohill County Leitrim
Contact: Kevin McCloin
Every Second Friday 2:30 to 4:30
How to access this service?

For more information about the club and how to come along contact the organiser with the details above.

Manorhamilton Social Club

Bee Park Manorhamilton Co Leitrim
Contact: Kevin McCloin
2.30 to 4.30 Every Second Friday
How to access this service?

For more information about the club and how to come along contact the organiser with the details above.

Centre of Operations

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

Northwest and Midlands Centre of Operations

The Old Day Care Centre John's Terrace Birr Co. Offaly R42 V188
Contact: Operations Manager- Carol Molloy

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The Northwest, Northeast and Midlands Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo , Mayo, Galway, Roscommon, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan.

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

Leitrim Carers Support Group , Family Carers Ireland.

The Olive Tree Café, Unit 4, Market Yard Centre, St George's Terrace, Townparks, Carrick-On-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Contact: Tricia
1st Tuesday of every month,10:30am - 12:00pm. (No need to register)

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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.

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Social Prescribing is a HSE run service that connects people with supports and activities in the community to strengthen their health, wellbeing and quality of life. Social prescribing is about supporting health and wellbeing by linking people into local, community-based activities such as exercise, art, reading and gardening

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

Leitrim Memory Café

Café Paradiso, Carrick on Shannon Cineplex, Sligo Road, Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim.
Contact: Sharon Richardson
Phone:
Last Tuesday of every month 11am – 1pm

Leitrim Men’s Shed

Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

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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

Memory Technology

Leitrim Memory Technology Resource Room

St Patricks Hospital, Carrick On Shannon, Co. Leitrim. N41 P897
Contact: Pamela Aherne

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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.

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line

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

Need help?
Call the National Helpline
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