Useful Links2016-11-14T21:59:41+00:00

Alzheimer Society of Ireland

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers. The Alzheimer Society of Ireland also operates the Alzheimer National Helpline offering information and support to anyone affected by dementia at 1800 341 341.

Click here for more information.

HSE Coping with Dementia

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has a variety of information about dementia available on its website.

Click here for more information

Click here to view a copy of the National Dementia Strategy for Ireland

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. They offer three core professional services:(1) Education and Training; (2) Information and Consultancy; (3) Research.

Click here for more information.

Dementia Elevator

Dementia Elevator is an education and empowerment programme to help individuals, communities and health systems engage with and support people with dementia. On this site you will find a range of free training programmes and other resources which you can use to learn more about supporting people with dementia.

Click here for more information

FreeDem Films – from Hello Brain

FreeDem Films aim to increase public and professional awareness around the important issues of memory loss and brain health while at the same time tackle the stigma and fear that can accompany a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in later life. Each film addresses a question relating to brain health or dementia that older people identified as important.

Click here for more information.

Hello Brain films for Carers of people with dementia

Two films have been produced specially for those caring for people with dementia and for those wider family members and friends who want to support these carers.

The first film asks “How can we support carers?” – Click here for more information and to view the video

The second film looks at ways to manage behaviours that carers can sometimes find challenging – Click here for more information and to view the video

Third Age / SAGE

Third Age is a national voluntary organisation celebrating the third age in life when people may no longer be in paid employment, but can remain healthy, fulfilled and continue to contribute to society. The longer people are encouraged to remain in this life stage, the better for older people themselves, their families, communities and society as a whole. Sage is working to expand access to support and advocacy services in all care settings, in the community and wherever ageing poses a challenge for individuals.

Click here for more information about Third Age

Click here for more information about Sage

Family Carers Ireland

A new organisation has been set up for family carers as a result of the merger between the Carers Association and Caring for Carers. Family Carers Ireland provides 24 resource centres across the country, over 150 training courses and an extension of its freephone care line to seven days a week.

Click here for more information

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.