Help and Support

If you would like more information or advice the HSE's National Information Line is open from Monday to Saturday, 8am-8pm Call Save: 1850 24 1850 or email: info@hse.ie

HSE & Genio Dementia Programme

The HSE & Genio Dementia Programme, with support from the Atlantic Philanthropies and the Health Service Executive (HSE), is developing and testing new service models which will improve the range and quality of community- based supports for people with dementia; inform public policy and investment in this area; and build the leadership in the field that is necessary in order to capitalise on the potential of the National Dementia Strategy.

More information

Genio Unit 19-21  Westland Square  Pearse St. Dublin 2, D02 YH27 T: +353 1 707 17 00 | E: info@genio.ie 

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland provides a range of services and supports across the country.

Dementia Adviser Service

Social Clubs

Alzheimer Cafes

Home Care

Day Centres

Respite Care

Family Support Groups

Family Education Programmes

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

You can search for services by county or type of support by clicking here.

Alternatively you can call National Helpline Freephone 1800 341 341 Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm

More information:

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland National Helpline Freephone 1800 341 341 Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm Email: info@alzheimer.ie Website: www.alzheimer.ie

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC) is a National Centre for excellence in dementia and is committed to best practice in all aspects of dementia care. It offers the following services.

  • Education and Training
  • Information and Consultancy
  • Research

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre Top Floor, Hospital 4 St. James's Hospital James's Street Dublin 8 Telephone: 01 416 2035 Email: dsidc@stjames.ie Website: www.dementia.ie

Family Carers Ireland

180,000 people in Ireland are currently or have been carers for a family member or partner with dementia. Family Carers ireland is a national voluntary organisation which provides a home respite service, family carer training, support groups and an information service which may be helpful to you. This new organisation is the result of a merger between The Carers Association and Caring for Carers

To find more about what they have to offer call their freephone 1800 24 07 24 or go to  www.familycarers.ie  

Living Well with Dementia Stillorgan-Blackrock

Living Well with Dementia Stillorgan-Blackrock is one of 4 pilot projects, supported by Genio Trust, that are developing new services and supports to people affected by dementia.

These projects, representing 4 different geographical locations, are working to identify, mobilise and develop community-based supports with the aim of enabling people with dementia to remain at home living full lives.

More information

Living Well with Dementia c/o Southside Partnership Old Post Office, Main Street Blackrock, Co. Dublin Tel: 01 706 0100 Email: info@livingwellwithdementia.ie

Other contacts

The Carers' Association Freephone 1800 240 724 Monday to Friday, 9am - 5.30pm Email: nationalcareline@carersireland.com Website: www.carersireland.com

Citizen's Information Centres LoCall: 1890 777 121 Website: www.citizensinformation.ie Free and confidential service