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

Westmeath Men’s Shed

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

Note:

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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Westmeath
Contact: Head Office

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

Memory Technology

Longford / Westmeath Memory Technology Resource Room

MTRR, Occupational Therapy Dept, Mullingar Primary Care Centre, Commons, Harbour Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. N91 V6R9
Contact: Aisling Flynn
Phone: 086 607 6879
By appointment Monday & Tuesday

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.

Memory Clinic

Midland Regional Hospital Memory Clinic, Mullingar

 Midland Regional Hospital, Memory Clinic, Mulligar, Co. Westmeath. N91 Na43
Contact: Tricia
Phone: 044 9394528
Twice a month (2nd & 4th Tues of month)

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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

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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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