Memory Clinics provide multi-disciplinary services to individuals and their family members worried about recent memory loss problems. These Clinics can offer assessment, diagnostic treatment and information services. Anyone is entitled to avail of a Memory Clinic service, however most Clinics only accept referrals from General Practitioners or other medical doctors. There is also usually a waiting period of up to 3 months for attendance at most Memory Clinics. HSE clinics are free of charge whilst others charge a fee depending on the service provided.
Where are the Memory clinics located?
INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON AGEING MEMORY CLINIC (MIRA)
ST. JAMES HOSPITAL MEMORY CLINIC
4, St. James Hospital, James’ St., Dublin 8. Tel: (01) 416 2640. Director: Prof. B. Lawlor
BEAUMONT HOSPITAL MEMORY CLINIC
Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9.
Tel: (01) 837 5400. Director: Dr. C. Donegan
PATRICK’S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL MEMORY CLINIC
James St., Dublin 8. Tel: (01) 249 3200.
Director: Dr. D. Lyons
HIGHFIELD HOSPITAL, DUBLIN
Swords, Co. Dublin. Tel: (01) 837 444. Director: Dr. D. Eustace
JOSEPH’S CENTRE, CLONSILLA. DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY – SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY INCORPORATING A MEMORY CLINIC
St. Joesph’s Centre, Clonsilla. Tel: (01) 824 8658.
Clinical Director / Consultant Psychiatrist: Dr. Martin McLaughlin
Policy and Service Advisor on Dementia:Professor Mary McCarron
CORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, MEMORY CLINIC
Wilton, Cork. Tel: (021) 454 6400.
Director: Dr. Eleanor Mullan
PATRICK’S HOSPITAL, CASHEL, MEMORY CLINICCashel, Co. Tipperary. Tel: (062) 70325.
Director: A. Quinn
OUR LADY’S HOSPITAL NAVAN, MEMORY CLINIC
An Re Orga, Navan, Co. Meath.
Tel: (046) 905 9002. Director: Dr. A. Denihan
SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, CARLOW, MEMORY CLINIC
Care of the Elderly Facility, Old Dublin Road, Sacred Heart, Co. Carlow.
Tel: (059) 913 6300. Director: D. McGovern