Find services & support in your county

Day Care Services

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

Castlerea Day Care

Castlerea Day Care, 5, Farragher House, Demense Road, Castlerea, Co, Roscommon.
Contact: Marion Murphy
Monday, Thursday and 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

Community Dementia Support Nurse

The service provides a dedicated local point of contact in Roscommon to support people with dementia and their families to live well at home

Community Dementia Support Nurse

Roscommon
Contact: Fiona Beattie
Monday to Wednesday
How to access this service?

People with dementia and their families can contact Fiona Beattie at the above details. GP’s and other health & social care professionals can refer into the service by using the 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

Note:

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

Note:

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

Note:

Irish Wheelchair Association National Holiday Centre for people with disabilities. We specialise in disabled holidays and respite care for the disabled.

Men’s Shed

Co. Roscommon
Contact: irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 891 6150

Note:

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.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Roscommon
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Roscommon can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Rural Men’s Group

Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company, Ballaghaderreen, Drumboylan & Dysart, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Anthony Dockery
Phone: 090 6630 252

Note:

Providing older men in the county with an alternative social outlet. There are 3 Rural Men’s Groups in the county covering the catchment areas of Ballaghaderreen, Drumboylan & Dysart. Activities include social evenings, outdoor activities such as day trips and evening entertainment.

Roscommon Friendly Call Service

Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Sandra Quigley
Phone: 090 6630252
Monday to Friday each week.

Note:

A free and confidential telephone service offered to people living in County Roscommon. This service is managed by trained volunteers and workers.

Roscommon Disability Support Group

Resource Centre, Derrane, Co. Roscommon

Note:

Have a sensory garden at their Centre and run some Craft and Flower arranging workshops that people in the early stages of dementia could attend.

Western Alzheimers

Goff Street, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Noeleen Rudden
Phone: 090 66 27816

Note:

Offers Supports and Services to people with dementia in Roscommon

Memory Technology

Roscommon Memory Technology Resource Room

Boyle Primary Care Centre, Elphin Street, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Sheila Mitchell
Phone: 087 -7514428
By appointment

Note:

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

Roscommon Memory Clinic

Roscommon University Hospital, Athlone Road, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Dr Gerard O Meara
Three times per month

Note:

The 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 also available for people under 65.

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line
Phone: 1850 24 1850

Note:

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

Clinical Care

Note:

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

Need help?
Call the National Helpline
Back To Top