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Dementia and Alzheimers Support

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Dementia Support Service Cambridgeshire - Our Dementia Advisers provide information support and practical advice to anyone with a diagnosis of any type of Dementia and carers. Here are a few examples of the support we provide: ■ help with legal and financial documents ■ emotional support when things get tough ■ connecting you to local support groups ■ help to understand and live with dementia, including coping techniques ■ support with everyday living, such as government benefits. We will support you via phone, virtually or face to face. If you need support or help please get intouch with us on 03331503456 or 01223620962 or email us at

Pre-Assessment Support service – Are you experiencing problems that are affecting your daily life? Forgetting people’s names, misplacing items, struggling to remember day-to[1]day events or finding it hard to follow conversations?  Or have you already been referred to the Memory Assessment Service and are waiting for an appointment? If the answer is yes to either question, then perhaps our new Pre-Assessment Team may be able to help you. We know that lapses in memory and concentration can cause difficulties in day to day living and doing things that previously you had no problems with. It’s normal to get frustrated, worried, or lose self-confidence. The Pre-Assessment Service has been set up to help those individuals experiencing memory problems. The team are able to provide practical advice and information on: memory strategies, memory aids and tools, staying healthy and can sign-post you to services that provide support to enable you to live well with memory loss. If you need support or help please get intouch with us on 01223620962 or email us at

Intense Support service – We know that caring for someone with Dementia can, at times, be difficult, and at times you, as a carer, feel at crisis point. If you are able to answer yes to any of the questions above, then perhaps our Intensive Support Team may be able to help you. This unique Intensive Support service has been set up to help you to find new ways and strategies to help you cope with your caring role. We aim to identify ways to improve your own health and wellbeing and help you understand Dementia. One of our trained specialist Dementia Advisers will contact you to offer tailored support that meets your needs. Offering an expert listening ear, they are there to talk openly to about the difficulties you are experiencing. If you need support or help please get intouch with us on 01223620962 or email us at

Senior Home Solutions - A building company adapting homes for people living  with parkinson's disease, dementia and age related challenges Peterborough Dementia Action Alliance Dementia Action Alliance brings together leading organisations across England committed to transforming health and social care outcomes for people affected by dementia. Dementia Action Alliance captures and promotes best practice, enabling it to benefit many more people. They do this through member Action Plans. These are made public on their website. Members come together to share best practice and learn about the latest trends and innovations from across health and social care. We enable this through our events programme that includes roundtables, conferences and webinars. Members come together to influence system-wide change and campaign on major issues within health and social care affecting people living with dementia.

Love to Move - Love to Move is a seated exercise and movement programme, packed with fun, music and laughter and specially designed to help improve the fitness of mind and body. This exercise programme is unique in the UK and proven to have significant physical, emotional and cognitive benefits for all participants, particularly those living with dementia. Each session lasts one hour and is delivered by an experienced and enthusiastic tutor.

Local Dementia Cafes and Groups +

A Dementia Café is a café that people suffering with dementia can visit and be social, along with their friends, families and carers. The cafés are relaxed are give people the opportunity to talk with staff and other people about dementia whilst having a cup of tea and cake. Some cafés host regular talks by a range of local services who promote wellbeing and safety.

You can find Dementia cafés and support groups in your local area that offer support for people with memory loss challenges and carers here. 


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