Online Family Carer Supports

Overview

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.

This online support group will be a dedicated space for family carers to find information and resources of interest to them. This will be like our usual face-to-face support groups – but now everything will be online.

This is a space for family carers to:

  • Talk and share openly with each other, to support each other;
  • Ask questions and talk about topics of interest to you;
  • Access Discussion Forums and a weekly live video meeting;
  • Get support and guidance from our Dementia Advisers and our expert tutors

In addition, each Online Support Group will be a manageable size so people can support each other and carers can log on whenever they want meaning that this support is available 24/7. A Support Group will last for 20 weeks and we aim to establish a Group of 30 carers x 10 groups – 300 people.

People with dementia and their family carers who want to avail of this new service please contact:

  • Fill out this Electronic Application Form
  • Email onlinesupportgroup@alzheimer.ie
  • Contact the Alzheimer National Helpline which is open six days a week Monday to Friday 10am–5pm and Saturday 10am–4pm on 1800 341 341. Email at helpline@alzheimer.ie or via Live Chat at www.alzheimer.ie
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