Dementia is a group of related symptoms associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. This can include problems with;
If these sounds like you and you have not been diagnosed with dementia already, talk to one of our GP’s.
There is support available for you if you, a family member, or a friend has dementia.
Age UK’s website gives useful information on living well with dementia, planning for the future and caring for dementia.
Visit their website for more information on these topics.
Community Concern Erewash offers a befriending scheme as well as other local home support schemes such as gardening, meals on wheels, dementia friendly home initiative and friendship club. Plus many more social activities.
To find out more contact; 0115 9444 146 or email the service on firstname.lastname@example.org.
This service is provided by the Alzheimer’s Society, it’s an opportunity to have a chat with people who have also been affected by Dementia in a relaxed and friendly environment. There are often talks from a variety of local services promoting safety and well-being.
When? The third Friday of every month, 2pm to 4pm.
Where? St Johns Church, Canal Street, Long Eaton, NG10 4GA, Nottingham.
For more information call 01332 208845 or email email@example.com.
This is an online community provided by Alzheimer’s Society for anyone who is affected by dementia; you can access this support and share experiences 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To access this online community, visit the Talking Point website.
Activity groups are held in the Erewash area for people with dementia to engage in activities, gain support from their peers and find out information on local services that can help them.
Groups are held at:
|Breaston||Fourth Thursday of the month. 1.30pm-3.30pm.||Methodist Church Hall, Blind Lane, Breaston, DE72 3DX.|
|Ilkeston||Third Tuesday of the month. 2pm-4pm.||Arena Church, 1 Rutland Street, Ilkeston, DE7 8DG.|
|Long Eaton||Second Thursday of the month. 2pm-4pm.||St Johns Church, Canal St, Long Eaton, NG10 4GA.|
Alzheimer’s Society Carers Support Group is on the second Thursday of the month at Trinity Church Long Eaton from 2.00 – 4.00 pm.
This group is ONLY for people living with dementia and their carer, people wanting to attend must call the Alzheimer’s Society office first – Tel: 01332 208845
Dates in 2019 as follows: 11 July, 8 August and 12 September
Midway Day Hospital provides psychotherapeutic therapy and assessments for people over the age of 65 living with functional mental health issues.
They have a ‘Living Well Programme’ which is offered to all people with a recent diagnosis of dementia, in the early stages of the condition. The programme is educational, aiming to provide practical advice and support, for you and your carer.
They also hold ‘Dementia Question and Answer Evenings’ which are held bi-monthly at the Midway Day Hospital, they are intended for anyone diagnosed with dementia, their Carers and also anyone with an interest in the condition. A team of professionals attend the question and answer evenings and can answer any questions you might have and provide support to you.
Contact them on 0115 907 1440 for more information.