Contact details for support and advice:
Dementia UK Helpline: 0800 888 6678
Dementia UK Website: www.dementiauk.org
Alzheimer’s Society Helpline: 0300 222 1122
Alzheimer’s Society Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk
You can help beat Dementia by registering your interest in Dementia Research, click on the following link: www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk
Local support groups for those with Dementia and their family and carers:
Why not visit the Memory Café?
Marlene Reid Centre, 85 Belvoir Road, LE67 3PH, Coalville.
When is it available? First Friday of every month, 2:00–3.30pm.
Who is it for? People with Dementia and their carers, family and friends
Come and chat to people who have been affected by dementia in a friendly and relaxed, social environment at our dementia café. We often host regular talks by a variety of local services and organisations who promote safety and wellbeing. Dementia cafés provide useful information in a structured and relaxed setting that gives the opportunity for people with dementia, families and carers to ask questions and learn from the experiences of people in similar situations.
Click the link for more information: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/popular-now/directories/information-and-support-directory/memory-cafe-coalville
Why not visit the Singing Cafe at Coalville Library?
Coalville Library, High Street, LE67 3EA, Coalville.
When is it available? Friday 1:30-2:30pm
Who's it for? Anyone with mental health challenges such as memory loss and dementia and their carers.
A social club with singing songs from the past for people with mental illnesses and their carers to attend together. Singing along with visual aids, words on screen, sometimes video pictures, use of musical instruments, also just chatting together
Click the link for more information: http://www.singingcafe.co.uk/