Older Age Health
Alzheimer’s Society is the main provider of Dementia Support Services across Suffolk.
The new service is called Dementia Connect. This is a personalised dementia support model for anyone with dementia, their carers, families, and friends. It offers a whole range of dementia support, by phone, online and face-to-face. Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Connect service provides support to anyone with dementia or memory concerns, their family, and carers, across East and West Suffolk. Support includes:
· Face-to-face support: Dementia Advisers in Suffolk, offer pre-assessment and post-diagnosis support to support and help people with dementia come to terms with their diagnosis and navigate health and social care services. They will also provide crucial emotional and practical support to those individuals living with dementia so that they take control of their condition and live the life they choose.
· Telephone and online support: People with dementia or memory concerns, their family and carers will be able to access a range of dedicated telephone and online support services to help them have better access to health, community, housing, and care services.
· Support for Carers: Alzheimer’s Society will deliver the contract together with Suffolk Family Carers who will undertake an additional volume of Carers Assessments and Family Carer’s Emergency Plans on behalf of ACS.
Telephone: 0333 150 3456
Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.
Telephone: 0800 169 2081
Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.
Telephone: 0800 4708 090
As the UK’s only charity focused on the abuse and neglect of older people, Hourglass staff a free-to-call helpline. It’s an absolute lifeline for older men, women and their families suffering from the five forms of abuse: physical, psychological, financial, sexual or neglect.
24/7 telephone: 0808 808 8141
Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
Telephone: 0800 888 6678
Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline
If you are caring for someone with dementia or if you have any other concerns. Call on 0800 888 6678 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org
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