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

Roscommon Memory Café

Lakeside Cafe, Lough Key Forest Park Visitor Centre, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, F52 PY66
Contact: Ciaran Mullooly
Phone: 086 083 6720
Once a month


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

Men’s Shed

Co. Roscommon
Contact: irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 891 6150


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.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

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


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

Rural Men’s Group

Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company, Ballaghaderreen, Drumboylan & Dysart, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Anthony Dockery
Phone: 090 6630 252


Providing older men in the county with an alternative social outlet. There are 3 Rural Men’s Groups in the county covering the catchment areas of Ballaghaderreen, Drumboylan & Dysart. Activities include social evenings, outdoor activities such as day trips and evening entertainment.

Roscommon Friendly Call Service

Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Sandra Quigley
Phone: 090 6630252
Monday to Friday each week.


A free and confidential telephone service offered to people living in County Roscommon. This service is managed by trained volunteers and workers.

Roscommon Disability Support Group

Resource Centre, Derrane, Co. Roscommon


Have a sensory garden at their Centre and run some Craft and Flower arranging workshops that people in the early stages of dementia could attend. People attending must be between 18-65.

Western Alzheimers- Roscommon

Goff Street, Co. Roscommon


Offers Supports and Services to people with dementia in Roscommon. This includes respite, day-care and befriending services.

Memory Technology

Roscommon Memory Technology Resource Room

Boyle Primary Care Centre, Elphin Street, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Sarah Comerford
By appointment


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

Roscommon Memory Clinic

Roscommon University Hospital, Athlone Road, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Dr Gerard O Meara
Three times per month


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. Referral-based service which is also available for people under 65.

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line


Click the link above to find what local health services are in your area

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