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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 Marina Devaney is available to people living in Sligo/Leitrim. 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.
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. 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.
The Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.
The Northwest, Northeast and Midlands Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo , Mayo, Galway, Roscommon, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan.
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.
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
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 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.