Dementia UK’s national dementia helpline service, provided by experienced Admiral Nurses, providing practical advice and emotional support to family and professional carers of people living with dementia (including people worried about their memory).
Provide information, support and guidance for anyone affected by dementia (including carers). This includes the online “Talking Point” forum, which is a place where you can ask for advice, share information, join in discussions and feel supported.
Also, here is a link to “The Dementia Guide” which contains useful information if you are caring for someone who has been diagnosed with any type of dementia.
Disabled Living Foundation’s “Living made easy” and “AskSARA” web-sites offer impartial advice and information about daily living equipment and other aspects of independent living (including clothing) to help disabled and frail people of all ages manage in their own homes. This includes information and advice on Telecare systems.
To view and try equipment out before making a decision you can visit their London centre (see Address below) by making an appointment. To make an appointment telephone 0207 289 6111 and ask for extension 247 or 204.
Homeshare is a scheme that matches people who want help or support around the house with people who need accommodation and are willing to help. The service helps people from all walks of life in need of an extra helping hand at home in London. To find out more visit the website.
Brent Carers Centre is the leading independent unpaid carer support charity in Brent. Providing support to those who care (including family carers) is a vital part of the service we offer.
If you shop online, consider installing a Shop&Give reminder on your PC, tablet or device. It will enable you to shop at your favourite online store, and raise funds for Brent Carers Centre without it costing you anything extra.