Older Age Health

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk


Dementia UK

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Alzheimer's Society Logo

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

Email: dementiaconnect@alzheimers.org.uk

Website: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/dementia-connect

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 helpline@dementiauk.org

Click on the link below for more information:

Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline.pdf

Website: https://www.dementiauk.org/get-support/dementia-helpline-alzheimers-helpline/