Who We Are

Wicklow Dementia Support CLG is a charity managed and operated by volunteers.

Our Purpose

To provide support to people with dementia in Co Wicklow to enable them maintain their identity, interests and independence living life to the fullest in their own home and community, while also meeting the needs of family carers for social engagement, information and respite


Our Vision

For each person with dementia to be supported and enabled in a way that respects, values and understands them for who they are


Our Values

These values guide the work of Wicklow Dementia Support

Personhood “I’m still me”

We see each person with dementia as an individual with strengths and aspirations for their future

Potential “Always keep hope in your heart”

We offer support and services that enable the person with dementia continue with meaningful activities and pursue new interests.

PossibilitiesI get up with joy in my heart, willing to embrace whatever the day brings ”

Our supports and services respond and evolve to enable the person with dementia maintain abilities, independence and live life to the full.

Passion: We care about people with dementia and their families

Principled: We use any public donations and government funding to pursue our objectives in a way that is honest, transparent and accountable.

The overall driving force is to retain as much independence as possible for those with dementia and for them to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. To help achieve these ends, a variety of services has been established by Wicklow Dementia Support (WDS)... [ read more ]

Mission Statement

To provide support to enhance the quality of life of people with dementia and their family carer in Co. Wicklow, enabling the person with dementia to live life to the fullest in their own home and remain included in their community

Our Objectives

Our Objectives include:

  • The setting up and delivery of community-based service and support by trained volunteers that are person-centred and meaningful to the person with dementia including a befriending service AlzPals
  • Facilitating social engagement for the person with dementia through participation in activities such as Musical Memories and the Activity Groups
  • Support family carers by providing opportunities for respite, peer support and other assistance such as the Carer Support groups

Our Services

Supporting people with dementia and care partners through the following services

Our Community

You Can Make a Difference

As long as dementia continues to touch more and more families, and funding for dementia services remains at a minimum, we will have to raise funds independently to continue to support our community and people with dementia.

If you would like to volunteer or donate to support the services provided by WDS, click below and start your journey with us.