DEMENTIA – INFORMATION AND SUPPORT

DEMENTIA VIDEOS ON SOCIAL CARE TV

helpful short films on differing aspects of dementia

DEMENTIA HEALTH CARE VIDEOS

LIVE BETTER WITH DEMENTIA

The Live Better with Dementia website has 500 practical advice articles, eBooks and real life stories written by people with personal experience of caring for someone living with dementia. This includes information to help understand the different stages of the dementia journey, guides on topics including Home Care and Lasting Power of Attorney and articles on topics including sundowning, the power of music, reducing stress and anxiety and more.

THE ALZHEIMERS SOCIETY

provides excellent information for people with dementia and carers as well as advice and support

THE ALZHEIMERS SOCIETY

short film about dementia

DEMENTIA FRIENDS

Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. It’s really easy to do

DEMENTIA UK

gives information, personal support (Admiral nurses) and has a dementia support telephone line

DEVON CARERS

Help carers maintain their own health, wellbeing and independence. It gives information and advice on finances and how to care safely, confidently and effectively, as well as help carers find support in their community and from local community organisations.

AGE UK DEVON

gives a wide variety of information and support including information and advice, welfare benefits help enabling and home support, foot care, and help with Wills and Power of Attorney.

AGE CONCERN BARNSTAPLE

provides information, signposting to relevant support agencies and a wide variety of important services.

PINPOINT DEVON

Help and support services for older adults.

PARKINSONS UK

offers advice and support including a helpline.

UK CARE GUIDE

brings together all aspects of elderly care to give you a single resource to help and inform you of the key issues

It also includes information on the dementia roadmap

MHA

a charity that provides accommodation and support services including Live at Home befriending service for over 18,000 older people throughout the UK.

RARE DEMENTIA SUPPORT

Rare Dementia Support (RDS) is a UK based service provided by the UCL Dementia Research Centre (DRC). RDS works to support people affected by five rare dementia conditions: Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (FAD), Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), Familial Frontotemporal Dementia (fFTD), Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA), Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA).

YOUNG DEMENTIA UK

helps men and women diagnosed with dementia up to the age of 65 to adapt and live life, by providing support, information and connections.

FINANCIAL ADVICE

DEVON CARERS

Help carers maintain their own health, wellbeing and independence. It gives information and advice on finances and how to care safely, confidently and effectively, as well as help carers find support in their community and from local community organisations.

BPAG- ENCOMPAS

a local organisation that will give advice on available benefits, and also other advice relating to money.

CITIZEN’S ADVICE

FOR EX-FORCES

RAF

Royal British Legion

CARERS

DEVON SERVICES

general carers services.

CARERS UK

making life better for carers – provides information, advice and support for carers.

DEVON CARERS; CARERS GROUPS

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LOCAL ACTIVITIES

The Barnstaple Rotary Link activity Memory Café

NDDH DEMENTIA SUPPORT CAFÉ

held first Wednesday of the month in the Raleigh Galley Restaurant, Level 0, at NDDH from 2pm-4pm and the third Wednesday of every month from 4pm-6pm. For more information, please contact Angela Walter by email at angela.walter1@nhs.net or call her on 01271 322577.

ILFRACOME MUSICAL MEMORIES

a social group with music and song for people with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s or Stroke Memory Difficulties and their carers.

CARE AT HOME COMPANIES

THE FILO PROJECT

offers day care in small groups.

HOME INSTEAD

Providing quality care in the comfort of your own home.