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Social Club

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

Westmeath Social Club

Primary Care Centre, Commons, Mullingar Co. Westmeath
Contact: Eileen Kenny
Phone: 085 872 3720
Open every Friday from 2-4pm
How to access this service?

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

Day Care Services

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

Mullingar Day Care Centre

Mullingar Day Care, Riverside Community Centre, Dalton Park, Mullingar, Westmeath
Contact: Jamie Sherlock Walsh
Phone: 086 0442964
Thursdays
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.

Westmeath Home Care

Co. Westmeath
Contact: Breda Dunne
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.

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.

North Eastern Centre of Operations

Unit 5, Building 125, Omni Park Shopping Centre, Santry, Dublin 9 Co. Dublin
Contact: Donal Murphy
Phone: 01 862 5706

Note:

The North Eastern Centre of Operations covers counties North Dublin, Meath, Westmeath & Louth

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

Westmeath Men’s Shed

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

Note:

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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Westmeath
Contact: Head Office

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

Memory Technology

Longford / Westmeath Memory Technology Resource Room

MTRR, Occupational Therapy Dept, Mullingar Primary Care Centre, Commons, Harbour Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Contact: Aisling Flynn
Phone: 086 607 6879
By appointment Monday & Tuesday

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

Midland Regional Hospital Memory Clinic, Mullingar

 Midland Regional Hospital, Memory Clinic, Mulligar, Co. Westmeath
Contact: Tricia
Phone: 044 9394528
Twice a month (2nd & 4th Tues of month)

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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

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

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