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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.
A 1:1 telephone or video conference call with a Dementia Nurse. This creates a space for people with dementia and / or their families to raise issues that may be arising for them during the cocooning phase of the COVID 19 Emergency.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline is expanding with a new free call-back service which offers people with dementia and family carers the opportunity to book a 1:1 session with a Dementia Nurse or a Dementia Adviser during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Call the Helpline on 1800 341 341 to make an appointment.
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
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.
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia.
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.
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 service provides a dedicated local point of contact in Roscommon to support people with dementia and their families to live well at home
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.
The Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.
The Northwest / Midwest Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Mayo, Galway, Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary, Longford & Roscommon
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.
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 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/
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.
A free and confidential telephone service offered to people living in County Roscommon. This service is managed by trained volunteers and workers.
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.
Offers Supports and Services to people with dementia in Roscommon
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.
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.
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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