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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.

Limerick Dementia Adviser

North Cork, Co. Limerick, South Clare, East Kerry and large parts of Tipperary
Contact: Amy Murphy
Phone: 086 7812217

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Dementia Adviser, Amy Murphy is available to people living in Limerick. This service is free and confidential.

Social Club

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

Limerick Social Club

St Mary's RFC, Grove Island, Corbally, Limerick
Contact: Mary O'Donnell
Phone: 061 313 456
Tuesday 11.00 am to 1.00 pm
How to access this service?

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

Day Care Services

Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia.

Waterman’s Lodge Day Care Centre

Waterman's Lodge Ballina/Killaloe Co. Tipperary
Contact: Christina McKenna
Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm

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Providing service to North Tipperary, East Clare and East Limerick.

How to access this service?

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.

Limerick Day Care

Garryowen Day Care, Kilmurry Court, Garryowen, Limerick
Contact: Colette Devlin
How to access this service?

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.

Adare Day Care

Adare Day Centre, Old Library, Rathkeale Road, Adare, Limerick
Contact: Nurse Manager, Therese O'Regan
Phone: 061 396 917
How to access this service?

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.

Respite Care

We currently operate one national respite centre in Ireland

Watermans Lodge Respite Care Centre

Waterman's Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Tipperary
Contact: Christina McKenna

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Providing service to North Tipperary, East Clare and East Limerick.

How to access this service?

To access day care or respite care please complete and return the referral form via post to Manager – Christina McKenna, Waterman’s Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Co Tipperary. Or email to cmckenna@alzheimer.ie

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.

Limerick Home Care

Day Care Centre, Rathkeale Road, Adare Co. Limerick
Contact: Helena Hanrahan
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.

Adare Home Care

Adare Day Care Centre, Rathkeale Road, Adare Co. Limerick
Contact: Helena Hanrahan
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.

Limerick Home Support

Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Day Care Centre, Rathkeale Road, Adare Co. Limerick
Contact: Brid Naughton
Phone: 0877986058
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.

Support Group

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland.

Limerick Support Group

Garryowen Day Care Centre, Kilmurray Court, Garryowen, Limerick
Phone: 061 313 456
Carers meeting on the first Wednesday of every month, 3-4pm.
How to access this service?

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.

National Helpline 1800 341 341

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline Service is open 6 days a week. Call 1800 341 341 or email helpline@alzheimer.ie

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.

Society Branches

Our branch network plays an integral part in helping us achieve our mission to meet the needs of those affected by dementia.

Adare Branch Office

The Chairperson, C/O Adare Day Care Centre, Rathkeal Road, Adare, Co. Limerick
Phone: 061 396789

Limerick Branch Office

The Chairperson, C/O Day Care Centre, Kilmurray Court, Garryowen, Co. Limerick
Phone: 061-397786

Centre of Operations

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

Southern Centre of Operations

Bessboro Day Care Centre, Blackrock, Cork, Co. Cork
Contact: Jon Hinchliffe
Phone: 021 497 2504

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The Southern Centre of Operations covers counties Cork, Waterford, North & South Tipperary, Limerick, Kerry & Clare

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

Limerick Men’s Shed

Co. Limerick
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

Limerick Memory Technology Resource Room

St Camillus Hospital, Shelbourne Road, Co. Limerick
Contact: Maria McInerney/ Niamh Grady
Phone: 061-483672
By appointment

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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.

Memory Clinic

St. Ita’s Day Hospital Memory Clinic

St. Ita's Community Hospital, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Contact: Joan Kelly
Phone: 069 66552
Every 2 months

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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.

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line
Phone: 1850 24 1850

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

Clinical Care

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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

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Call the National Helpline
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