This section provides practical tips and advice when caring for a person with dementia.

In each section there are factsheets you can download and suggestions about who you can talk to for more information.

Practical Tips

Communication

Communication

Approaches to communication

Behaviours

Behaviours

Information about unusual behaviours that might emerge during the course of dementia

Personal Care

Personal Care

Practical advice about everyday care including nutrition, dressing and bathing

Keeping Active

Keeping Active

Information and advice about keeping active and maintaining skills

Talking to Children

Talking to Children

Informationa and resources to help explain dementia to children and teenagers

More information

About Alzheimer Ireland

The Society was founded in 1982 by a small group of people who were caring for a family member with Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Find out what we docontact us and more

About our services

We offer a range of services for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their families and carers. All our services operate using the philosophy of person centred care.

Featured Events

Fundraising is an extremely important source of revenue for our services and takes place locally across Ireland as well as through national events and campaigns. We aim is to raise €5 million a year.

Campaigns

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has, since it was founded, campaigned on behalf of people with dementia and their carers to improve the lives of all those affected by dementia.

Shop

We have many items available for sale through our shop. Buy these items will help raise much needed funds for The Society to continue providing vital service all around the country.