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

Memories Choir

Sacred Heart Hospital, Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow
Contact: Mary Murphy
Phone: 059 9136466

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Community choirs are choirs for older people, especially welcoming to people affected by dementia and memory loss, their families, friends and carers.

Carlow Men’s Shed

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

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

Siel Bleu Physical Activities, Carlow

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

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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 Carlow can be viewed at the link above

Memory Technology

Memory Technology Resource Room

Sacred Heart Hospital, Old Dublin Road, Co. Carlow
Contact: Aoife Regan
Manager Call: 087-7201503
By appointment on Thursdays

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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

Memory Clinic Carlow

Memory Clinic, Day Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital, Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow
Contact: Phil Walsh
Every 2 weeks

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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 also 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

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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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