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Age UK North Tyneside’s Dementia Connections Crafts Group

Our Aims:

  • To provide a holistic package of services that can support both people living with dementia, and their carers at all points through their dementia journey.
  • To be recognised as an expert in dementia and as a lead provider of information and services for people living with dementia, and their carers.
  • To be a lead provider of care and support services for people living with dementia and their carers in North Tyneside.
  • To ensure people living with dementia and their carers have access to preventative activities.
  • To ensure people living with dementia are valued and can continue to make a positive contribution to community life.

Our professional Dementia Connections team currently consists of 7 Admiral Nurses and 5 Activity Co-ordinators 


How we achieve this:

  • Dementia Activities

    Our Dementia Coordinators provide group and activity services for people with a low to moderate level of need. From singing groups to museum trips we aim to stimulate memories and social interactions.

  • Admiral Nursing

    Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families living with dementia to help them cope. They are supported by the charity Dementia UK.

What we have achieved:

  • Case Studies

    At the 31st March 2020 there were 291 active customers in Dementia Connections services, with an average of 23 new customers each month.

    Here are the stories of some of the people we have helped:

  • Contact Us

    If you live in North Tyneside call the Age UK North Tyneside Dementia Connections Team on 0191 280 8484. This is not an emergency service but should you feel that you require assistance of an urgent nature please contact Adult Social Care Tel : 0191 6432777 Option 3