Virtual Dementia Nurse

A 1:1 telephone or video conference call with a Dementia Nurse. This creates a space for people with dementia and / or their families to raise issues that may be arising for them during the cocooning phase of the COVID 19 Emergency.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline is expanding with a new free call-back service which offers people with dementia and family carers the opportunity to book a 1:1 session with a Dementia Nurse or a Dementia Adviser during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

This new service offers 1:1 telephone or video conference call with a Dementia Nurse or a Dementia Adviser. This creates a space for people with dementia and their families to raise issues that may be arising for them during the cocooning phase of the COVID-19 Emergency including:

  • Coping with changes the person with dementia may be experiencing and strategies to cope
  • Changes in behavior resulting from the absence of their existing routine – for example, pacing, restlessness, agitation and sleep disturbance
  • Issues that may be arising regarding nutrition and hydration
  • Continence Management
  • Carer stress, recognizing and strategies for coping day to day

People with dementia and their family carers who want to avail of this new service please contact the National Helpline to make an appointment:

The Helpline is open 6 days a week:

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm

Saturday 10 am to 4 pm

Call 1800 341 341, email helpline@alzheimer.ie or via Live Chat at www.alzheimer.ie

Virtual Dementia Nurse

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Virtual Dementia Nurse

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm

Note:

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline is expanding with a new free call-back service which offers people with dementia and family carers the opportunity to book a 1:1 session with a Dementia Nurse or a Dementia Adviser during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Call the Helpline on 1800 341 341 to make an appointment.

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