Other Useful Websites
Below is a list of other websites you may find useful:
Family Carers Ireland is the result of a merger between The Carers Association and Caring for Carers.
Website of the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC) in St James Hosptial, Dublin. They provide information on dementia and publications for carers to download.
- Tel: 01 4162035
- Website: http://www.dementia.ie/
Understand Together is a public support, awareness and information campaign led by HSE, working with The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and Genio campaign. The website features a service finder detailing county-by-county the dementia supports and services available.
- Website: http://www.understandtogether.ie/
Atdementia is a UK based website that provides information about safety equipment and technology specifically for people with dementia. Contains a directory of suppliers.
- Tel: 0044 116 257 5017
- Website: https://atdementia.org.uk/
Occupational Therapist’s Association
The Citizens Information Board provides comprehensive information on public services and on the entitlements of citizens in Ireland. Information is gathered from various government departments and agencies, and is presented in an easy-to-understand way.
- Local call: 1890 777121
- Website: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/
Free legal advice centres around Ireland
Hello Brain provides easy-to-understand scientific information about brain health.
The Legal Aid Board provides legal aid and advice on matters of civil law to persons unable to fund such services from their own resources.
- Tel: 1890 615200
- Website: https://www.legalaidboard.ie/en/
Website of the Department of Social Protection. Provides information on schemes, services and social entitlements.
Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Has a full list of accredited counsellors around Ireland.
- Tel: 01 2303536
- Website: https://www.iacp.ie/
The Home & Community Care Association represents registered private home care providers in Ireland
- Tel: 01 484 7499
- Website: http://hcci.ie/
Nursing Homes Ireland is the representative body for the private and voluntary nursing home sector
- Tel: 01 4292570
- Website: http://www.nhi.ie/
Under the umbrella of Irish Rural Link (IRL), the National Meals on Wheels Network was established in 2015. The overall aim of the network is to provide a local, community-led professional facility to assist people who require services to maintain optimum health, independence with strong life-extending possibilities. The new Meals on Wheels Network website was recently launched which includes an interactive map, providing a dedicated resource for people looking for information on Meals on Wheels services in their local area.
- Tel: 0906 482 744
- Website https://mealsonwheelsnetwork.ie/