Handy Services you may not know about in Dublin 15
Security Alarms/Pendant Alarms
Alarm private cost €250 plus annual monitoring fee of €66 If you are 65 or over living alone – there is a grant for alarm – applications are made through community alert group
Contact: Gemma Task alarms
Phone: +353-1-843 5889
Local parishes, a volunteer service providing friendship for people who are lonely or experiencing isolation Fr. Dan Joe, first Friday visitation, parish sisters Crosscare Blanchardstown – Crosscare Connections
Contact: Fr. Dan Joe
Phone: +353-1-821 9892
Fingal Housebound Library Service
Fingal deliver a library service to those who are unable to access their own local library because of illness, mobility impairment or disability.
Unit 34, Coolmine Industrial Estate,
Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
Vantastic Dublin 15
Vantastic is a Not for Profit Irish Charity that offers transport services to people with disabilities and ageing & older people (65+) with mobility impairments.
Chase House, City Junction Business Park
Northern Cross, Dublin 17
Senior Helpline is a national confidential listening service for older people provided by trained older volunteers. No landline call costs more than 30 cent.
Lines are open every day from 10am to 10pm, 365 days a year, including Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day. Senior Help Line remains open when many statutory services are closed, and is recognised as a primary health care service helping to support older people in their community.
As well as responding to individual callers, Senior Help Line advocates nationally for older people in Ireland, representing their needs, concerns and wishes to media, the general public, politicians and key stakeholders.
HSE – Primary Care Teams
Health Centres Covering Corduff / Mulhuddart /Tyrrelstown / Mountview / Blakestown /Coolmine / Hartstown / Huntstown / Clonsilla / Ongar / Littlepace / Roselawn /Castleknock / Carpenterstown / The Ward. The Primary Care Teams are multidisciplinary teams operating in the community. Services include nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, community mental health nurse/psychologysts, social workers, speech and language therapists.
Corduff Health Centre
Phone: +353-1-821 1131
Hartstown Health Centre
Phone: +353-1-866 2800
Roselawn Health Centre
Phone: +353-1-646 4500
Mountview Health Centre
Phone: +353-1-820 7032
Riverside Medical Centre
Phone: +353-1-646 7865
A free telephone support service for people who feel alone or vunerable. The service offers a free telephone call to have a friendly chat and to check on your well being. We can also remind you of any Doctor or hospital appointments if necessary. Voluntary/Community Services Care Call – (Formerly The Friendly Call Service) , referrals come through public health nurses.
Mulhuddart, Dublin 15.
Blanchardstown Centre for Independent Living
Blanchardstown Centre for Independent Living aim to ensure that Disabled people can live full and active lives in the community and participate in all aspects of society.The centre is owned and operated by people with disabilities and there is always a majority of people with disabilities on the Board.
Parkside House, Floor 2,
Main Street, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15
Age Action is a charity which promotes positive ageing and better policies and services for older people. Working with, and on behalf of, older people Age Action aim to make Ireland the best place in the world in which to grow older.
Age Action Ireland,
30/31 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2
ALONE supports older people in need through a befriending service, long-term housing and crisis support in the community. ALONE do not duplicate services provided by other organisations, but work in partnership to ensure the best outcome for the older person in need. Every older person who contacts Alone for help receives a direct service from Alone or are referred on to an organisation who can provide them with the support they require.
Olympic House, Pleasants Street,
Dublin 8, Ireland
FOLD Ireland provides apartments and houses for older people and families. In addition, the Association provides supported housing with 24 hour care for frail and older people.
FOLD Ireland enhances the quality of life for many people in the community by providing a unique combination of accommodation and associated service options. These include: Housing-with-Care and day care for frail older people and people with dementia; sheltered housing; and general needs accommodation for families.
The TeleCare service provides a range of highly effective safety and home security solutions that enable frail, older and disabled people to continue to live independently in their own homes. This service offers 24 hour support through a team of highly trained TeleCare call advisors.
FoldIreland, Suite C,
Ashtown Business Centre, Navan Rd, Dublin 15
A free telephone support service for people who feel alone or vulnerable. The service offers a free telephone call to have a friendly chat and to check on your well being. We can also remind you of any Doctor or hospital appointments if necessary. Voluntary/Community Services Care Call – (Formerly The Friendly Call Service) , referrals come through public health nurses.
St Mary’s Hospital,
Phoenix Park, Dublin 15