Dementia Support

Caring for people with dementia and their carers in the community

 

Dementia services and support groups in the community 

  • Support groups
    • Hillingdon Memory Service – assessment and diagnosis, support for patients and carers (01895 488800)
    • Hillingdon Young Dementia meet up group (Thursdays 10am Northwood library, 01895 558262)
    • H4ALL- partnership of 5 Hillingdon charities. Home visits, Wellbeing Support Officers, Social Prescribers, Counselling, COVID-19 support (food shopping, emergency food parcels, prescriptions, dog walking) Tel: 020 3949 5786
    • Hillingdon Dementia Support Group- practical guidance, coping with daily challenges through face-2-face/ phone/ writing Tel: 01923 842444
  • Memory cafes
    • Dementia friends coffee mornings – weekly meet up, activities (Uxbridge library, 01895 277137)
    • Magic Table sessions- interactive games for patients and carers, (Uxbridge library, 01895 277798)
  • Living adaptations
    • Care Line- alarms, pendants, light sensors, door sensors
  • Training and education
    • Alzheimer’s society (written material, support groups)
    • Admiral nurses: advice and support to families, training to develop and enhance their care skills, change in behaviour etc Tel: 01895 556 480 (2 local nurses)
  • Respite
    • Caring with Confidence- Harlington Hospice. 6 week course to help carers develop skills and knowledge whilst patient is cared for by staff/ volunteers Tel: 0208 759 0453
    • Harlington Care- free sitting service based in Uxbridge, up to 2 hours a week 01895 258 888
  • Financial advice
    • Hillingdon Carers- drop in advice on Uxbridge High St, Carer Advisors expert welfare benefit advice, accessing social service support, advocacy, signposting/ referral to other services 01895 811206 hillingdoncarers.org.uk

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