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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.

Sligo Alzheimer Cafe

The Glasshouse Hotel , Sligo
Contact: Clair Culkin
Phone: 085 872 0043
Join us on the second Thursday of every month 11am to 1pm
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.

Easkey Day Care

Easkey Day Care Centre, Bunowna, Easky Co. Sligo
Contact: Clair Culkin
Phone: 085 872 0043
Fridays 10am to 3pm.
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.

Aughamore Day Care

Aughamore Day Care, Lakeview Business Park, Aughamore, Carraroe, Sligo
Contact: Michelle McGlone
Monday to Thursday and 1st Saturday of every month from 10am to 4pm.
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.

Home Care Services

Our home care service offers dementia specific, person centred care and our trained staff work with clients to ensure that we meet your needs.

Sligo Home Care

Lakeview Business Park, Aughamore, Carraroe, Sligo
Contact: Joanne Wynne
How to access this service?

Contact our home care coordinator above. Our home care coordinators will carry out an initial assessment on clients.

To help with this assessment we ask that a referral form is completed and sent to the home care service you are interested in.

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

Family Carer Training, Sligo

The Glasshouse Hotel, Swan Point, Abbeyquarter North, Sligo.
Wednesdays 7.00pm – 9.30pm , from 10th April until 15th May 2019 inclusive.
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.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, CST, is an evidence-based group intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, Sligo

Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
Contact: Nuala Scully
How to access this service?

This service is available to people living in Sligo, Galway, North Tipperary, Ennis Co. Clare, North Cork, North Kerry and Limerick. Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, CST, is an evidence-based group intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia. For information about this club please contact the coordinator at the number above.

National Helpline

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline Service is open 6 days a week.

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.

Society Branches

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

Sligo Branch Office

The Chairperson, C/O Aughamore Day Care Centre, Aughamore Business Park, Carraroe, Co Sligo

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

Note:

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

Sligo Men’s Shed

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

Note:

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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Sligo
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 Sligo can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

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
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