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.

Other Support and Services

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Social Activities

Dundalk Library Alzheimer Café

Dundalk library
Contact: Maeve Montgomery
Phone: 087 748 9258
3rd Tuesday of every month 11-2.30pm

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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

Louth Men’s Shed

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

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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Louth
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

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

Memory Technology

Louth Memory Technology Resource Room

HSE Ballsgrove Primary Care Health Centre, Ballsgrove Estate, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Contact: Colette Carroll

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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.

Memory Clinic

Memory Clinic, Louth

Memory Clinic (Cognitive Disorders Service), Mental Health Services for Older People, St Brigid's Complex, Kells Road, Ardee, Co. Louth
Phone: 041 685 0665
One day per week

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The 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. Medical referral-based service which is also available for people under 65 on a case by case basis.

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

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