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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 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.

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. No Dementia Advisers are doing any Home Visits at the moment - the support is only over the phone for the time being due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Monaghan Dementia Adviser

Cavan, Monaghan and Louth
Contact: Maeve Montgomery
Phone: 087 748 9258

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Dementia Adviser, Maeve Montgomery is available to people living in Cavan, Monaghan and Louth. This service is free and confidential.

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

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 Family Carer Supports

We have recently launched a new Online Support Group for Family Carers of People with Dementia to help alleviate the increasing pressure points on family carers during Covid-19.

Alzheimer Cafe

Alzheimer Cafes provide a warm and welcoming space for people with dementia, their family and friends, social and health care professionals to meet, exchange ideas and learnings.

Louth/Monaghan Virtual Alzheimer Cafe

Second Tuesday of the month at 4:30pm
How to access this service?

Contact the coordinator above to confirm details of the next meetings. Anyone affected by dementia is welcome to attend.

Day Care at Home

The Day Care at Home service provides an interim alternative model of care and support to our clients and families while our face-to-face Day Care Centres remain temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 health crisis.

Monaghan Day Care at Home

Monaghan
Contact: Martina Duffy
Phone: 0858046958

National Dementia Choir

National Virtual Choir

Contact: Jamie Sherlock Walsh
Phone: 0860442964
Every Thursday 2-3pm

Day Care Services

As of 13/07/21 Daycare has resumed in The Orchard Blackrock, Cork Day Care in Bessboro, and the Birches Day Centre Dundalk. If you have any queries relating to the reopening of services please email  reopeningqueries@alzheimer.ie Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia.

Cloughvalley Day Care

Cloughvalley Day Care, Carrickmacross, Monaghan
Contact: Martina Duffy
Phone: 085 804 6958
Thursday
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.

Drumkill Day Care

Drumkill Day Care, Three Mile House, Monaghan
Contact: Martina Duffy
Wednesday to Friday *Temporarily closed until further notice*
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

Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. We currently operate two national respite centres in Ireland

The Orchard Respite Centre

The Orchard Respite Centre, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin. A94 N8Y0
Contact: Simi Nelson, Director of Nursing
Phone: 01 278 38 30
Due to the Covid-19 public health emergency, respite services provided in the Orchard Respite Centre in Blackrock, Co Dublin will be temporarily suspended from Friday, 27th March 2020. The service will be resumed once we are clear of the current Covid-19 emergency. Be assured that the HSE, the ASI and our service provider, Mowlam Healthcare, are fully committed to resuming services as soon as possible.

Watermans Lodge Respite Care Centre

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

Society Branches

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

Monaghan Branch Office

C/O Monaghan Day Care Centre, Threemile House, Co. Monaghan
Contact: Brendan Casey
Phone: 087 6820860

Centre of Operations

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

North Eastern Centre of Operations

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Eastern Centre of Operations, Failte Daycare Centre, Fold Housing Complex, 2D Cherryfield Lawn, Hartstown, Clonsilla, Dublin 15
Contact: Donal Murphy / Linda O'Neill

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The North Eastern Centre of Operations covers counties North Dublin, Meath, Longford, Westmeath, Louth, Cavan & Monaghan

Other Support and Services

Many of these services will be currently postponed or offering an alternative option due to Covid 19. Contact the  relevant service to enquire. 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

Drumkill Social Day Care

Drumkill, Co. Monaghan
Contact: Mae Murphy
Manager Call: 047 575 08
Phone: 087 6418 267
Each Tuesday 1-4.30pm

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For people with mild dementia

Monaghan Men’s Shed

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

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Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Monaghan. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Memory Technology

Cavan / Monaghan Memory Technology Resource Room

Primary Care Team building, Drumalee Business Pk, Cootehill Rd, Cavan, Co. Cavan H12NV22
Contact: Elaine McEnteggart
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.

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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