Find services & support in your county

Due to the Covid-19 some services are suspended but ASI is still supporting people with dementia and their families as our Home CareDementia AdvisersNational Helpline, and Online Family Carer Training are all still running

National Helpline

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline Service is open 6 days a week. Call 1800 341 341 or email [email protected]

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.

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. This service is free and confidential. Dementia Advisers are currently doing home visits in line with public health advice and COVID 19 restrictions.  Dementia Advisers continue to provide support over the phone

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Dementia Adviser, Anne Marie Veale is available to people living in Waterford. This service is free and confidential.

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.

Waterford Home Support

Pinegrove Day Care, Passage Road, Waterford. X91 ET10
Contact: David Power
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.

Waterford Home Care

Pinegrove Day Care, Passage Road, Waterford
Contact: David Power
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.

Day Care Services

Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia in a warm, welcoming and safe environment while providing support and stimulation

West Waterford Day Care

ASI West Waterford Day Care Service, Deise Day Care Centre, Dungarvan County Waterford X35 DE98
Contact: Rebecca Cullen
Phone: 0872073719
Saturday 10.00 -15.00
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.

Waterford Day Care

Pinegrove Day Care, Passage Road, Waterford City, Co. Waterford. X91 ET10
Contact: Eilis Cantwell
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.

Online 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. Please note there is a waiting list for this service. 

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.

Online Carer Support Groups

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland. The support groups provide an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, to share stories and experiences, and access information and practical advice in a relaxed, understanding and supportive environment.

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.

Dungarvan Memory Cafe

Merrys Gastro Pub Lower Main Street Dungarvan Co. Waterford
Contact: Rebecca Smith
Phone: 0872073719
First Wed of the 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 at Home

The Day Care at Home service provides an alternative model of care and support to our clients and families. ASI staff visit the persons home and engage in personalised activities with them in their home.

West Waterford Day Care at Home

West Waterford Day Care at Home
Contact: Rebecca Smith
Phone: 087 207 3719
Monday to Friday

Waterford Day Care at Home

Waterford
Contact: Eilis Cantwell
Phone: 086 1216535

National Dementia Choir

Mindful Melodies- virtual choir

Contact: Anne-Marie Veale
Phone: 087 2388444
Wednesday 13.30-14.30pm

National Virtual Choir

Contact: Catherine Bartels
Phone: 086 0490548
Every Thursday

Social Club

Our Social Clubs are for people with dementia, their families or carers.

Waterford Social Club

Pine Grove Day Care Centre, Passage road, Waterford X91ET10
Contact: Eilis Cantwell
Phone: 051 856 831
3rd Friday of the month 11-1pm (Starting 21st April 2023)
How to access this service?

For more information about the club and how to come along contact the organiser with the details above.

Centre of Operations

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

South East Centre of Operations

Contact: Heather Musgrave
Phone: 0874703216

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The South Eastern Centre of Operations covers Wicklow, Kildare , Laois, Offaly, Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary. Wexford and Waterford.

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

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Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence.

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The Rainbow Café is specifically for older LGBT+ persons, proactive allies, and healthcare professionals supporting older persons.
The space is dementia-inclusive and those living with dementia, along with family carers and supporters, are encouraged to attend and will be assisted to do so in any way possible.

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Social Prescribing is a HSE run service that connects people with supports and activities in the community to strengthen their health, wellbeing and quality of life. Social prescribing is about supporting health and wellbeing by linking people into local, community-based activities such as exercise, art, reading and gardening

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Alone is a national organisation that enables older people to age at home as well as providing befriending services, advice, assistive technology and support

Waterford Men’s Shed

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

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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

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

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line

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

Need help?
Call the National Helpline
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