Dementia and Memory

Together Dementia Support

Weekly groups in Moss Side, Chorlton and Whalley Range that offer support, friendship and activities to people who are living with dementia and to their carers including a gospel choir and a walk & talk group.

Please contact Sally Ferris on the numbers below or visit the website for full details.

Telephone: 07854 335890

Landline: 0161 226 7186

Website: www.togetherdementiasupport.org

Dementia Friendly Swimming

Swimming times that enhance the swimming experience of those living with dementia, along with their carers.

Website: www.better.org.uk

Dementia Friendly Group

A Dementia Friendly Group for Whalley Range, Chorlton and Fallowfield meets regularly at JNR8 Whalley Range Community Forum.

Email: fataiwilliams@tiscali.co.uk

People First

Offers a support service for people in Manchester who have issues around mental health, elderly people who are showing early signs of dementia and people at risk of becoming socially isolated.

Website: www.pfha.co.uk

AT Dementia – Assistive Technology and Dementia

Provides information on Assistive Technology that can help people with dementia live more independently. Including useful advice and product suggestions about equipment and where to by it and a discussion forum.

Website: www.atdementia.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society Manchester

A leading charitable organisation providing services, advice and support to people with dementia and their carers.

Helpline: 0300 222 1122

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society has made some videos about the different types of dementia:

Dementia Research

Join other people trying to help and find out more about dementia!

Website: www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk

Dementia Revealed Document

A document written for GPs and practice nurses but we feel could be useful to anyone who is interested. The document describes what dementia is, the different types, the general way that it is diagnosed and what can happen after diagnosis. Ask your GP or practice nurse if you have any questions.

Dementia Revealed (PDF)

Dementia Friends

Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. Whether you attend a face-to-face session or watch the online video, Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help.

Website: www.dementiafriends.org.uk

Dementia UK Admiral Nurses

Specialist Mental Health Nurses that work with family carers and people with dementia, in the community and other settings: individual/family work, Post-Diagnostic Support Groups (PDSG), and Carer’s Workshops and a local programme of Dementia Café’s.

Admiral Nursing Direct Helpline:  0845 257 9406

Central Manchester Admiral Nurse Stephanie:  07436 036505

 

Website: www.dementiauk.org

DemTalk – Dementia Toolkit for Effective Communication

Online toolkit that offers free advice and shares ideas about how everyone can make communication easier and better. Different versions of the toolkit are tailored for different people: family carers, social carers, health or care professional.

Website: www.demtalk.org.uk

Dementia Gateway

Short videos providing information about Dementia by the Social Care Institute for excellence:

Website: www.scie.org.uk

Marion Lauder House

A private company that provides day care and respite breaks for carers in a dedicated residential dementia care unit near Manchester Airport.

Website: www.careconcepts.co.uk