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Support for Demential Carers

Support for Dementia Carers

 

Memory Advisers

 

Telephone: 0116 231 1114 (Mon-Fri 9-4pm)

 

Description: Our Memory Advisor Service will give you information you need to make the right decisions. Your Memory Advisor is trained to ensure that you make the most out of life by guiding you to all the information you need. They will also tell you about the services which can support you and your family. You can choose the way you have contact with our Memory Advisor in the way that suits you best, whether it's by phone, email or face to face. Best of all, the Alzheimer's Society will ensure that you have your own named Memory Advisor. This service is for people throughout Leicestershire. Access to the Memory Advisor Service is through your GP in primary care.

 

Target group(s): People of all ages with dementia and their carers

 

Restrictions: People of all ages with dementia and their carers and those seeking a diagnosis.

 

Melton Mowbray Carers Support Group (Dementia)

 

Telephone: 0116 231 1114

 

Email: leicestershireandrutland@alzheimers.org.uk

 

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Description: Carers support group for carers of people with dementia. Informal group with tea/biscuits with speakers or activities. Held last Wednesday every month, 1.30pm- 3pm at Gloucester House, Norman Way, Melton Mowbray.

 

Target group(s): Carers of people with dementia of all ages

 

Restrictions: Carers living in Melton mowbray Borough Council Area

 

Melton Dementia Café

 

Contact details: as above

 

Description: Social cafe/group with refreshments available.Speakers and activities. Attended by people with dementia and their carers, families and friends. 1st Wednesday in the month 10.30am - 12noon at Gloucester House, Norman Way, Melton Mowbray. LE13 1JE

 

Target group(s): People with Dementia and their carers, family and friends

 

Restrictions: People living in Melton Mowbray Borough

 

Market Harborough Carers Support Group

 

Telephone: 0116 231 6922

 

Email: leicestershireandrutland@alzheimers.org.uk

 

Description: An opportunity for carers of people with dementia to take a break from caring responsibilities, share experiences and learn in a supportive environment, with speakers or activities arranged to provide information or for entertainment. Refreshments are provided.1st Friday every month from 10am - 12 noon at The Coffee Lounge, Market Harborough Methodist Church, Northampton Road. LE16 9HE

 

Target group(s): Carers of people with dementia of all ages

 

Restrictions: Carers living in the Market Harborough area

 

Loughborough Dementia Café

 

Hours available: Mon-Fri - variable

 

Telephone: 0116 231 1114

 

Email: leicestershireandrutland@alzheimers.org.uk

Description: A cafe for people with dementia, their carers, families and friends to share experiences and learn in a supportive environment, with speakers or activities arranged to provide information or for entertainment. Refreshments are provided.. 2nd Friday of each month from 1.30pm - 3pm at Gorse Covert Community Centre, MAxwell Drive, Loughborough. LE11 4RZ

Target group(s): People with Dementia and their carers, family and friends

Restrictions: Anyone living in the Charnwood area

 

Ashby de la Zouch Carers Support Group

Hours available: Part time member of staff. Tel: 0116 231 1111 or 0116 231 1114.

Telephone: 0116 231 1114

Email: leicestershireandrutland@alzheimers.org.uk

Description: An opportunity for carers of anyone with dementia to take a break from caring responsibilities, share experiences and learn in a supportive environment, with speakers or activities arranged to provide information or for entertainment. Refreshments are provided. Group meets 3rd Monday every month 1.30 - 3pm at: Legion House, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch. LE65 1BQ

Target group(s): Carers of people with dementia of all ages

Alzheimer's Society Drop in (Blaby)

Hours available: Works part time – hrs vary

Telephone: 0116 231 1111 or 0116 231 1114

Email: leicestershireandrutland@alzheimers.org.uk

Description: An informal cafe group for both people with dementia and their families/carers. Bacon butties and tea/coffee. 2nd and 4th Thursday every month from 10am-12noon. The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane, Huncote. LE9 3BN

Target group(s): People with Dementia and their carers, family and friends

Restrictions: For those residing in Blaby District