Dementia Understand Together

Dementia Understand Together is a national campaign helping to bring dementia awareness and supports to local communities. Their website provides reliable information about dementia and signposting to services and supports to those living with dementia and those involved in their care. Find more information at their website here

Alzheimer's Society of Ireland

Alzheimer's Society of Ireland (ASI) provide information and practical steps to help you and your family to live well with dementia. Their website covers a range of topics and provides links to social supports and services. They also have a range of practical resources you can download. The ASI Dementia Advisors are available for you to link in with and can help you and your family, find out more about the ASI on their website here

The Irish Dementia Working Group

The Irish Dementia Working Group is an advocacy group of people who have been diagnosed with dementia. The group is an independent campaigning voice for people living with dementia with members throughout Ireland. The group meet to share experiences and highlight issues that are important to them. The group is supported by The ASI and their work is overseen by a Steering Group comprised of people living with dementia. You'll find more information on the ASI website here

Team Up for Dementia Research

Team Up for Dementia Research is a service where people living with dementia and their families can register their interest in participating in dementia research. It connects you with researchers who are conducting studies in the area of dementia (e.g. prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care, cure). Find out more about at the ASI website here

Citizens Information

The Citizens Information Centre provides comprehensive information on public services and on the entitlements of citizens in Ireland. Information is gathered from various government departments and agencies, and is presented in an easy-to-understand way. Find more information on their website here

Free Legal Aid Advice Centre

Volunteer lawyers provide confidential, basic legal advice for free and in person across all areas of law. They operate in co-operation and involvement with Citizens Information Centres throughout the country. Find out more information at their website here or call them on 01 9061010

Sage Advocacy

Many people face challenges to their independence due to physical or mental illness, intellectual, physical or sensory disability, lack of family and community supports or an inability to access public services that meet their needs. Through support and advocacy the will and preference of a person can be heard and acted on. Sage was established as an independent support and advocacy service for vulnerable adults, older people and healthcare patients. Find more information on their website here or call them on 01 5367330

Think Ahead, Irish Hospice Foundation

Think Ahead is an Irish Hospice Foundation programme. It provides a guide to members of the public to help you discuss and record your preferences in the event of an emergency, serious illness, or death. Find out more about Think Ahead at the Irish Hospice Foundation website here