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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.

Tipperary Dementia Adviser

North Cork, Co. Limerick, South Clare, East Kerry and large parts of Tipperary
Contact: Amy Murphy
Phone: 086 781 2217

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Dementia Adviser, Amy Murphy is available to people living in Nenagh, Tipperary town, Clonmel and Cashel and surrounding areas. This service is free and confidential.

Day Care Services

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

Waterman’s Lodge Day Care Centre

Waterman's Lodge Ballina/Killaloe Co. Tipperary, V94 T2K1
Contact: Christina McKenna
Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm

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Providing service to North Tipperary, East Clare and East Limerick.

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.

South Tipperary Day Care

Le Cairde Day Care, Glenconnor Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. E91 WK75
Contact: Helena O'Keeffe.
Phone: 052 617 6775
Monday to Friday

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Transport included

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

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.

North Tipperary Home Care

3A Ormond Court, Summerhill, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. E45 FC96
Contact: Jennifer Woods
Phone: 067 412 78
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.

South Tipperary Home Care

Le Cairde, Glenconnor Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. E91 WK75
Contact: Catherine Bartels
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.

Support Group

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland.

Nenagh Support Group

ASI 3 Ormond Court, Summerhill, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. E45 FC96
Contact: Mary Ryan
Phone: 086 609 9414
Monthly meetings on last Wednesday at 11am
How to access this service?

Carers are free to attend on a once off basis, as needs arise, or on a regular basis.  Contact the coordinator above to find out more information about attending a support group.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

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

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, Tipperary

Waterman's Lodge, Cullinagh, Ballina, Co. Tipperary. V94 T2K1
Contact: Christina McKenna
Phone: 061 374888
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 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.

North Tipperary Branch Office

The Chairperson, C.O Alzheimer Society of Ireland, 3A Ormond Court, Summerhill, Nenagh, Tipperary
Phone: 067 412 78

Centre of Operations

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

Southern Centre of Operations

Bessboro Day Care Centre, Blackrock, Cork, Co. Cork. R93 F8K3
Contact: John Hinchcliffe
Phone: 021 497 2504

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The Southern Centre of Operations covers counties Cork, Waterford, South Tipperary & Kerry

Northwest / Midwest Centre of Operations

Bungalow 1, Kilcornan, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway. H91 YXN3
Contact: Mary Callanan
Phone: 091 485 457

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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

Memory Cafe, Thurles

Bookworm, Liberty Square, Thurles, Tipperary
Contact: Ursula Paine
Phone: 086 8381818
First Wednesday of each month from 11am to 12.30pm

South Tipperary Dementia Program

Rosehill, Glenconnor Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Contact: Peggy or Ann
Manager Call: 087 0550050

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The 5 Step Program and Memory Technology Library is now run by the HSE

Tipperary Men’s Shed

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

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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

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

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

Memory Technology

South Tipperary Memory Technology Resource Room

Hospital grounds, South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Contact: Emma O'Brien
Phone: 052 6177080
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.

Memory Clinic

Memory Clinic, St. Patrick’s Hospital

St Patrick's Hospital, Cahir Rd, Boherclogh, Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Contact: Josephine Conway / Maria Ryan
Every second Thursday 

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The Memory 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 available for people under 65

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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