Adult Occupational Therapy: Resources

Online Video Series

Minding My Memory Programme

Video 1: How your Memory works? (Youtube)

Video 2: Paying Attention and Safe Driving (Youtube)

Video 3: Coping with Stress (Youtube)

Video 4: Lifestyle and Wellbeing (Youtube)

Video 5: How we Communicate and staying in touch (Youtube)

Video 6: Practical Tips to help your Memory (Youtube)

Ageing Well

Ageing well promotional video -

Housing Adaptions Grant

If you need to adapt your home to continue living at home independently, you may be eligible to apply for a local authority grant. 

This grant could help with installing:  

  •  a wet room 
  •  stairs lift 
  •  ramps 
  •  downstairs bathroom 

Click on your local authority area below for more information: 

Cork County
Cork City

Age Action Care and Repair Service 

Age Action’s Care and Repair, Cork does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence, e.g move furniture downstairs in preparation for a hospital discharge, fit grab rails. More information can be found here 

Disabled Parking Permit Information 

Disabled Parking Permit-You can apply for a parking permit to allow you to park in disabled parking spaces in Ireland and the EU if you are a person with severe restricted mobility or are certified as blind. The permit is available if you are a driver or passenger of a vehicle. It is valid for 2 years from the issue date. The scheme is run in Ireland by the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI) and the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA). 

Additional resources 

Find information about post-COVID-19 fatigue

Read about the free Pendant Alarm Scheme

Find out more information about Sage Advocacy Service

Provide feedback or complaints about the HSE

Read information on Private Occupational Therapists or the Association of Occupational Therapists, Ireland

You can also get information on Coru -  the Irish regulator of Health and Social Care Professionals.