Useful services for those living with dementia in Farnham

Right at Home GF

Right at Home enable families impacted by dementia to live a better life. Providing support, care, training and even a special program of care to slow down the progression of dementia Tel: 01252 783426 Email: hello@rightathomegf.co.uk www.rightathomegf.co.uk facebook.com/RightAtHomeGF

Driving Miss Daisy

Help you with getting out and about if you are no longer able to drive yourself with our friendly team of drivers. www.drivingmissdaisyUK.co.uk

Social Services – Adult Social Care

Contact adult social care to arrange an assessment of your needs and to find out about state funded social care. Tel: 0300 200 1005 Email: contactcentre.adults@surreycc.gov.uk Out of hours emergency: 01483 517898

Brightwells Gostrey Centre

Offering day support and activities at the centre in the middle of Farnham Brightwells Tel: 01252 725330

 

Dementia advice and information

Alzheimer’s Society – information, advice and support. See services page for local services in Farnham

Alzheimer’s Society forums – online discussion forum for any one affected by dementia.

The Butterfly Scheme – used in hospitals to ensure people with dementia are cared for well.

The Dementia Centre (dsdc) – at Stirling University is an international centre dedicated to improving the lives of people with dementia. Packed with information.

Dementia Friends – for people wanting to understand a bit more about dementia.

Dementia UK – Admiral Nurses who provide support to families affected by dementia.

Dementia Action Alliance – a movement with one simple aim: to bring about a society-wide response to dementia. Encouraging and supporting communities to take practical actions to enable people to live well with dementia and reduce the risk of costly crisis intervention.

Dementia Without Walls – was a programme initiated by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to amplify the voices of people with dementia. The website is their showcase and the programme continues through partnership working and through DEEP, the UK Network of Dementia Voices.

The Lewy Body Society – more about dementia with Lewy Bodies.

Parkinson’s Society – more on Parkinson’s with dementia.

Rare Dementia Support – including frontotemporal dementia.

Young Dementia UK – for people affected by young onset dementia.

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