There are a number of support services now available to help people with dementia and their caregivers cope with a diagnosis and with everyday life after a diagnosis. These range from the more specialist services of the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland to the more general services offered through the HSE. It is important that you gain as much information as you can about the services available in your area to ensure you and your relative maintain a good quality of life. Your public health nurse and GP are well positioned to advise you about what is available in your area. There are lots of booklets and information kits now available which can be downloaded from various websites including this website.