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

Laois Men’s Sheds

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

Note:

There are Men's Sheds in various locations. The Irish Men's Shed's Association will provide a list for your area either by phone or by visiting their website

Durrow Befriending Group

Durrow, Co. Laois
Manager Name: Pat
Manager Call: 086 8096693
Phone: 086 8096693

Note:

The Durrow Befriending Group offers a free, confidential, one-to-one befriending service for older people isolated or lonely in the Durrow area (10 mile radius approx.).

Laois Befriending Service

Laois Partnership Company, Ground Floor, Block 2, County Hall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Contact: Teresa Doody
Manager Call: 087 2720715 / 087 1775729

Note:

This is a free visiting service supporting older people and people with disabilities including dementia in Laois

Memory Clinic

Cognitive Assessment Service, Laois

Psychiatry of Later Life, St Fintan's Hospital, Block Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Contact: Joan Mannion (ANP)
Manager Call: 868511201
Two days a week

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

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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