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

The Book of Memories Cafe

Eureka house, Navan road, Kells, Co. Meath, A82 DX47
Contact: Denise Browne
First Thursday of the Month 12pm-2pm

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A welcoming, monthly meeting for anyone connected with dementia.
Pop in for a cup of tea, a chat and meet others on a similar journey.

Family Carers Ireland support group

Hartstown Community Centre D15
Contact: Paula Kinsella
Phone: 086 127 7834
Wednesday mornings 101-2pm

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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

South Meath Social Economy Ltd. (SMSE)

South Meath Social Economy Ltd, Unit 4, Scurlockstown Business Park, Trim, Co. Meath

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South Meath Social Economy (SMSE) provides a household maintenance/repair/cleaning and gardening service to the over 60s and people with disabilities in Co Meath

Meath Men’s Shed

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

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

Other

Senior AlertScheme

Co. Meath
Contact: Shirley McGarry
Phone: 046 924 7161

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The Seniors Alert Scheme provides grant support for the supply of equipment to enable older people without sufficient means to continue to live securely in their homes. The scheme, which is run by Pobal, replaced the Scheme of Community Support for Older People in May 2010. The grant assistance is made available through community and voluntary groups registered with Pobal.

Memory Technology

Meath Memory Technology Resource Room

An Re Orga, HSE Mental Health Services for Older People Meath, Kennedy Road, Navan, Co Meath C15 NF83
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

Cognitive Assessment Service, Meath

An Ré Órga,  Kennedy Road, Navan, Co. Meath
Phone: 046 9098841
9-5pm Mon-Thurs 9-4pm Friday

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Please note that memory clinic referrals are available to all age groups, however a GP / Consultant referral is necessary for assessment.

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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