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Due to the Covid-19 some services are suspended but ASI is still supporting people with dementia and their families as our National Helpline; Dementia Advisers; Online Family Carer Training and Home Care are all still running. We have also introduced new online services and supports – Online Support Groups for Family Carers, Virtual Alzheimer Cafe’s and Alternative Activity Therapy
Our Dementia Advisers work with people with dementia, their families and carers to provide a highly responsive and individualised information and signposting service. No Dementia Advisers are doing any Home Visits at the moment - the support is only over the phone for the time being due to Covid-19 restrictions.
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
We have recently launched a new Online Support Group for Family Carers of People with Dementia to help alleviate the increasing pressure points on family carers during Covid-19.
Our home care service offers dementia specific, person centred care and our trained staff work with clients to ensure that we meet your needs.
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.
The Day Care at Home service provides an interim alternative model of care and support to our clients and families while our face-to-face Day Care Centres remain temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 health crisis.
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. Our Social Clubs are for people with dementia, their families or carers.
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia.
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. We currently operate two national respite centres in Ireland
Day Care Centres, Respite Centres, Social Clubs, face to face Family Carer Training are all postponed until further notice. We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland.
CST is postponed until further notice. Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, CST, is an evidence-based group intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia.
Laois Resource Centre is closed until further notice. Information and resources are available in the Laois Resource Centre for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Everyone welcome.
A Reminiscence walking trail is peppered with vintage memorabilia designed for people with dementia
Our branch network plays an integral part in helping us achieve our mission to meet the needs of those affected by dementia.
The Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.
Many of these services will be currently postponed or offering an alternative option due to Covid 19. Contact the relevant service to enquire. 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.