Dementia and memory

  • Dementia Research

    Join other people trying to help and find out more about dementia!


  • What is Dementia?

    Discover the differences between types of Dementia. Find out how to get a diagnosis and the support you or your loved ones need.

    Dementia UK- What is Dementia?

  • Dementia Friendly Swimming

    Swimming times that enhance the swimming experience of those living with dementia, along with their carers.


  • Dementia Friends

    Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. Whether you attend a face-to-face session or watch the online video, Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help.


  • Together Dementia Support

    Weekly groups in Moss Side, Chorlton and Whalley Range that offer support, friendship and activities to people who are living with dementia and to their carers including a gospel choir and a walk & talk group.
    Please contact Sally Ferris on the numbers below or visit the website for full details.

    07854 335890

    0161 226 7186


  • Dementia UK Admiral Nurses

    Specialist Mental Health Nurses that work with family carers and people with dementia, in the community and other settings: individual/family work, Post-Diagnostic Support Groups (PDSG), and Carer’s Workshops and a local programme of Dementia Café’s.

    Admiral Nursing Direct Helpline
    0845 257 9406

    Central Manchester Admiral Nurse Stephanie
    07436 036505

  • Dementia Friendly Group

    A Dementia Friendly Group for Whalley Range, Chorlton and Fallowfield meets regularly at JNR8 Whalley Range Community Forum.


  • People First

    Offers a support service for people in Manchester who have issues around mental health, elderly people who are showing early signs of dementia and people at risk of becoming socially isolated.


  • Assistive Technology and Dementia

    Provides information on Assistive Technology that can help people with dementia live more independently. Including useful advice and product suggestions about equipment and where to by it and a discussion forum.

    Website – Using technology everyday

  • DemTalk – Dementia Toolkit for Effective Communication

    Online toolkit that offers free advice and shares ideas about how everyone can make communication easier and better. Different versions of the toolkit are tailored for different people: family carers, social carers, health or care professional.


  • Dementia Gateway

    Short videos providing information about Dementia by the Social Care Institute for excellence:


  • Marion Lauder House

    A private company that provides day care and respite breaks for carers in a dedicated residential dementia care unit near Manchester Airport.


  • Alzheimer’s Society Manchester

    A leading charitable organisation providing services, advice and support to people with dementia and their carers.

    0300 222 1122


  • Related information

    Wellbeing- Getting older