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

Wexford Dementia Adviser Service

Contact: Laurence Collins
Phone: 087 3500312

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Dementia Adviser, Laurence Collins is available to people living in Wexford. 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.

Wexford Home Care

Unit2, Main Street Riverchapel, Gorey, County Wexford Y25 W8K3
Contact: Mary Conroy Thoms
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

Wexford Day Care

Unit 2, Main Street Riverchapel, Gorey, County Wexford Y25 W8K3
Contact: Mary Conroy Thoms
Phone: 0877003595
Wednesday; Thursday
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.

National Dementia Choir

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.

Wexford Social Club

Community Building Westlands John's Drive Wexford
Contact: Christina Furlong
Every Wednesday 2pm to 4pm
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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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

Wexford Men’s Shed

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

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

Memory Technology

Wexford Memory Technology Resource Room

MTRR, Health Living Centre, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Y34 C821
Contact: Emer Finn
Phone: 097 9498079

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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. The MTRR in Wexford is now offering Phone consultations, Video conferences, advice and information. If the person or their family would like to avail of this please contact.

Memory Clinic

Wexford General Hospital Memory Clinic

Day Hospital for Older People, Wexford General Hospital, Wexford, Co. Wexford. Y35 Y17D
Contact: Deirdre Wickham
Phone: 053 9153270
Once a month by Consultant, nurse led memory clinic on a Monday afternoon

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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

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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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