Useful links to further information

If you are concerned that someone you love may be showing signs of dementia, or you are worried about your memory, there’s plenty of valuable information on the websites listed below. Sometimes, stress, medication, over-tiredness, depression or constipation can present difficulties with remembering things. If you are concerned about yourself or someone else’s memory, contact your doctor and/or memory clinic.

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NHS Dementia – www.nhs.uk or www.nhs.uk/Conditions/dementia-guide/Pages/symptoms-of-dementia.aspx

Alzheimer’s Society – A wealth of information at www.alzheimers.org.uk

The Good Care Group – 24 Hour live-in care: http://www.thegoodcaregroup.com/live-in-care/ 

The Purple Angel – http://www.purpleangel-global.com

Age Concern and Help the Aged are now known as Age UK – www.ageuk.org.uk

Dementia Friends – www.dementiafriends.org.uk

Cerebral Palsy Guidance – For information on causes, symptoms and treatment as well as daily living topics, including vocational counselling, adoption, abuse, college/careers, bullying and much more. You can read more at https://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com/cerebral-palsy

Activity  Coordinators – For inspiration, ideas and information, visit Caroline Benham at www.brightcopperkettles.co.uk

Counselling Directory – t: 0844 803 0252
e: rhiannon@counselling-directory.org.uk
w: www.counselling-directory.org.uk
fb: www.facebook.com/CounsellingDirectory
tw: www.twitter.com/Counselling_UK

Lumosity – Brain exercise and training – www.lumosity.com

Dementia Challengers – http://www.dementiachallengers.com – wonderful explanations about supporting someone with dementia

Dementia Friends – www.dementiafriends.org – become a dementia friend and help to spread awareness about how we can help people with dementia

Carers Trust – www.carers.org – if you are a carer – find support at your nearest Carers Trust Centre

More links coming soon … If you would like your care service to be listed here, please email gillian@dementiaworkshop.co.uk

Gillian