Wayfinder dementia service
- Location: Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
- Price: Free
Please note, this service is not available outside Age UK Blackburn With Darwen - Head Office's catchment area.
Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
4 King Street
Having a diagnosis of dementia can be difficult to cope with both in terms of dealing with the symptoms of the disease itself and navigating the support that is available. Our Wayfinder service offers a designated point of contact to anyone who has a dementia diagnosis and their carers offering help and support at each stage of the journey. Our trained staff will help you to live well with dementia, can offer guidance on accessing the care system, along with support for carers and are on the end of the phone as a listening ear.
Why Choose us ?
✅ Fully trained staff
✅ Support plan
✅ Dedicated Care Navigator
✅ Fast track access to Age UK services
What we offer ?
⭐ Holistic assessment of social and environmental needs
⭐ Information, advice and guidance including accessing benefits and entitlements
⭐ Support with future planning including Lasting Power of Attorney and wills
⭐ Referral into other health and Statutory services
⭐Support to access care services
⭐ Accessing technology that can help with daily living
⭐ A listening ear
This service is available to anyone that has a diagnosis of dementia and their carers
How the Service helps
'having someone who can help us find out what is available and how we access the right services is such a relief'