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

Rising Voices Dementia Choir

Odin's Wood Day Care Centre, Kildonan Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11
Contact: Odin's Wood Day Care Centre for further information
Phone: 01 814 2505
Wednesday 4th September from 10.30am to 12pm

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Head Office, 18 Eustace St, Dublin 2
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

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

Dublin Men’s Shed

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

Note:

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

Azure Tours at IMMA

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Military Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8
Contact: Caroline

Note:

Azure Art Tours for people with Dementia, their carers and friends.

Crumlin Community Choir

Dublin City Council, Crumlin area office, Crumlin, Co. Dublin
Phone: 01 456 2926
Meets Wednesdays 11am to 12.30pm

Note:

This Choir is held in the Community Centre for Music and Arts, Crumlin. The choir is for older people with particular welcome for people with memory loss or dementia and their friends and neighbours.

Forget-me-nots Choir

Baldoyle Community Hall, Baldoyle, Co. Dublin
Contact: Orla Horn
Manager Call: 086 383 2257

Note:

This choir is for older people and particularly welcomes those affected by memory loss.

Living Well with Dementia Project

c/o Southside Partnership, Old Post Office, Main Street, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Contact: Mary Spain
Manager Call: 086 041 8450
Phone: 01 706 0100

Note:

Living Well with Dementia Project in Partnership with HSE CHO Area 6 Dublin South and Southside Partnership. This project is a continuation of the Volunteering/Social Activities component of the Genio LWwD Blackrock-Stillorgan project. Activities/Services provided include Choirs, Physical activity classes, Art Therapy, Movement to Dance and Befriending services. Referral is via a person's Public Health Nurse or Psychiatry of Old Age Dublin South.

Rose Cottage Gardening Programme

Rose Cottage, Tymon North Place, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Contact: Mary Mooney
Manager Call: 086 607 9614
Fridays from 10am to 1pm

Note:

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland's Gardening Programme for persons with dementia on Fridays 10-1pm. Light Breakfast and light Lunch served. Includes caring for plants in raised beds and containers, trips out to the gardens of Dublin and Wicklow, gardening quiz, slide shows and talks, seasonal crafts making gifts and decorations. Charge - 12 euro

Memory Technology

Phoenix Park Memory Technology Resource Room

MTRR, St Mary's Hospital, Phoenix Park, Dublin 20
Contact: Adrian Mwenje
Phone: 087 3383437
By appointment

Note:

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.

Beaumont Memory Technology Resource Room

MTRR, Willow Day Hospital, First Floor, Ashlin Centre, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9
Contact: Adrian Mwenje
Phone: 087 3383437
By appointment

Note:

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.

Ballyfermot Memory Technology Resource Room

Ballyfermot Primary Care centre, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10
Contact: Meabh O'Driscoll
Phone: 087 124 0373
By appointment

Note:

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.

Clonskeagh Memory Technology Resource Room

Memory Harbour, Hospital Grounds, Clonskeagh, Dublin 4
Contact: Joan Fitzpatrick
Phone: 01-2680392
Daily by appointment

Note:

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.

Loughlinstown Memory Technology Resource Room

St Columcille's Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin
Contact: Joyce Jones / Lisa (clerical support)
By appointment Monday and Tuesday

Note:

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.

Memory Clinic

Multidisciplinary Memory Clinic, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services

Multidisciplinary Memory Clinic, St Patrick's Mental Health Services, Dublin
Phone: 01 249 3437

Note:

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 on a case by case basis.

Memory Assessment & Support Clinic, St Mary’s Day Hospital

St Mary's Day Hospital, Phoenix Park, Dublin 20
Phone: 01 625 0544
One morning every second week

Note:

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.

St John of God Memory Assessment Service, Dublin

St John of God Hospital, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
Phone: 01 277 1400
One day per week

Note:

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.

Highfield Healthcare Memory Clinic

Highfield Healthcare Memory Clinic, Swords Road, Whitehall Co. Dublin
Phone: 01 837 44444
Monday to Friday

Note:

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.

The Dementia Advisory Resource Centre, Consilla, Dublin

The Dementia Advisory Resource Centre, Daughters of Charity Service, St Joseph's Centre, Clonsilla, Dublin
Contact: Evelyn Reilly / Pamela Dunne
Monday to Friday

Note:

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.

Mercer’s Memory Clinic

MISA Building, Ground Floor, St James Hospital, St James' Street, Dublin 8
Phone: 01 416 2640
Five days per week

Note:

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.

Memory Assessment & Support Clinic, Connolly Hospital

Holly Day Ward, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
Contact: Susan O'Reilly
Phone: 01 6465552
One day a week , on Monday's

Note:

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.

Mater Hospital Memory Clinic

Medicine for the Elderly,  Mater Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7
Contact: Prof Lorraine Kyne & Dr Cora McGreevy
Once weekly

Note:

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.

Bloomfield Memory Clinic

Bloomfield Hospital, Stocking Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16
Contact: Outpatient Clinic Coordinator
Phone: 01 4950021
1-2 times per week

Note:

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.

Memory Assessment Clinic, Tallaght

Memory Assessment Clinic, Department of Age-related Healthcare, Tallaght Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Contact: Mary Kelly
Phone: 01 414 2498
Twice weekly

Note:

The Memory 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.

St Vincents Memory Clinic

Memory Clinic, Carew House, St. Vincents University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4
Phone: 01 221 3758
3 Monday afternoons a month

Note:

The Memory 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.

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line
Phone: 1850 24 1850

Note:

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

Clinical Care

Note:

The clinical care team are part of a multidisciplinary team that provides specialist mental health services to older people. They work in partnership with GP's, hospitals and other local health care and social services. Majority of clinical care services will require a referral from a GP. To find a clinical care service in your area you can visit the Understand Together website click the link above. Select your location to filer the services

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