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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.

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.

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.

Monaghan Alzheimer Cafe

Iontas Arts & Community Resource Centre Castleblaney, Co Monaghan
Contact: Maeve Montgomery
Phone: 087 7489258
Last Friday of the month 11am to 1pm

Note:

The Monaghan Alzheimer Cafe is on summer break. We will reopen on Friday 27th September with Guest speaker Diane McMahon PHN. We wish everyone a lovely summer and look forward to seeing you all back in the autumn

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 Services

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: Briege Duffy
Phone: 087 338 9808
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
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.

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.

Monaghan Branch Office

C/O Monaghan Day Care Centre, Threemile House, Co. Monaghan
Contact: Mae Murphy
Phone: 087 641 8267

Centre of Operations

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

Northern/West Centre of Operations

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

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The Northern/West Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Mayo, Galway, Cavan, Monaghan, 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

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
Contact: Sarah McAree
By appointment Thursday & Friday

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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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