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.
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Age Action Care and Repair
Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence.
Engaging Dementia Virtual Rainbow Cafe
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.
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
Alone is a national organisation that enables older people to age at home as well as providing befriending services, advice, assistive technology and support
Mayo Mens Shed
A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities. Men’s Sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability.
Western Alzheimers- Mayo
Offers Support and Services to people with Dementia in Mayo. This includes Respite, Day-care and Befriending services
Dementia Support Group
Community Action in Mayo run a Support Group for carers of people with dementia
One to one Support Service
As part of the Mayo Community Action on Dementia Project, a trained person will spend time with the person with dementia on a one to one basis
Dementia Adviser Service, Mayo
As part of the Community Action in Mayo Project, this service works with people with dementia and their families to access information, supports and services throughout the course of the condition.
Mayo Memory Technology Resource Room
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.
Public Health Nurse
Local Health Services
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