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Day Care Services

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

Castlebar Day Care

Castlebar Day Care, 25A Gladesville, Castlebar, Mayo
Contact: Clara Kinsella / Mary Rowland
Monday to Friday
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 two national respite centres in Ireland

Watermans Lodge Respite Care Centre

Waterman's Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Tipperary, V94 T2K1
Contact: Christina McKenna
Phone: 061 374 888

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

National Helpline

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm


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.

Centre of Operations

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

Northwest / Midwest Centre of Operations

Bungalow 1, Kilcornan, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway. H91 YXN3
Contact: Mary Callanan
Phone: 091 485 457


The Northwest / Midwest Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Mayo, Galway, Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary, Longford & Roscommon

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

Dementia Cafe

Sonas Ti Aire Nursing Home, Belmullet, Co. Mayo
Contact: Rita Scott / Bridget Hegerty / Christine Cronin
Phone: 097 819 40
Meets on the last Monday of each month.


Dementia Cafes provide a warm and welcoming space for people with dementia, their family and friends and social and health care professionals to meet, exchange ideas and learnings. Costs are €2 per person which includes light refreshments and all monies raised go to Western Alzheimers.

Mayo Mens Shed

Co. Mayo
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150


A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities. Men’s Sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability.

Western Alzheimers Head Office

Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Contact: Maureen Burke
Phone: 094 93 64900


Offers Support and Services to people with Dementia in Mayo.

Dementia Support Group

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Frances Maloney
Manager Call: 086 8366312


Community Action in Mayo run a Support Group for carers of people with dementia

One to one Support Service

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Frances Maloney
Manager Call: 086 8366312


As part of the Mayo Community Action on Dementia Project, a trained person will spend time with the person with dementia on a one to one basis


Dementia Adviser Service, Mayo

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Fiona Hoban
Manager Call: 086 029 4029
Monday, Tuesday and half day on Wednesday


As part of the Community Action in Mayo Project, this service works with people with dementia and their families to access information, supports and services throughout the course of the condition.

Memory Technology

Mayo Memory Technology Resource Room

OT Assessment Room, St Mary's Hospital, Westport Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Sheila Mitchell
Phone: 087 -7514428
By appointment


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
Phone: 1850 24 1850


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

Clinical Care


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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