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

Limerick Dementia Adviser

Limerick City and County
Contact: Sean Donal O'Shea
Phone: 087 0926617

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Dementia Adviser, Sean Donal O'Shea is available to people living in Limerick City and County 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.

Limerick Home Care

Day Care Centre, Rathkeale Road, Adare Co. Limerick. V94 HX66
Contact: Helena Hanrahan
Phone: 087 660 1251
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. V94 HX66
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.

Day Care Services

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

Limerick Day Care

Garryowen Day Care, Kilmurry Court, Garryowen, Co. Limerick. V94 DR60
Contact: Valerie Vaughan
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, Co. Limerick. V94 HX66
Contact: Ann Reidy
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.

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.

Day Care at Home

The Day Care at Home service provides an alternative model of care and support to our clients and families. ASI staff visit the persons home and engage in personalised activities with them in their home.

Limerick , North Tipp/Clare Day Care at Home

Alzheimer Society of Ireland. Cuan an Chlair, Cahercalla, Ennis, Co Clare
Contact: Melissa Kenny

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.

Limerick Social Club

St Mary's RFC, Grove Island, Corbally, Limerick
Contact: Valerie Vaughan
Manager Name:
Phone: 0863832476
Starting weekly in May 11-13
How to access this service?

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

Respite Care

We currently operate one national respite centre in Ireland

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This covers Limerick, Clare and Tipperary

Society Branches

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

Limerick Branch Office

The Chairperson, C/O Day Care Centre, Kilmurray Court, Garryowen, Co. Limerick
Phone: 061 313 456

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. T12 HF70
Contact: Breda Twohig
Phone: 087 9330737

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The Southern Centre of Operations covers county Clare, Limerick, Nth Tipperary, Kerry and Cork.

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

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Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence.

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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

Limerick Dementia Social Club

Our Lady of Lourdes Community Centre, Childers Rd. Rosbrien, Limerick.
Recommencing Wednesday 7th September 2022 6.30-8.30pm

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For Persons with Dementia and their Carers and all seeking support with Dementia. No referral is necessary and people can attend on any club night as they wish.

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: Marie Curry
Email:
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

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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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