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