Age UK Richmond coordinate Dementia Friendly Communities Richmond working together with partners to make Richmond upon Thames a more inclusive and dementia friendly borough.
The aim of this page is to gather together some of the specific information and support that is available for local people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Age UK Richmond also provide a wider range of services that are not all listed here - including support after hospital stays, housekeeping, handyperson, gardening and a wider range of social & wellbeing activities - which are available to all older people. Full details can be found here.
Richmond Dementia Services Directory
Information for people living with dementia and their carers created by the Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare (HRCH) NHS Trust Community Dementia Practitioners, co-produced with other statutory and voluntary organisations within Richmond.
Dementia specific groups and activities locally
Research shows that social interaction can slow down the progress of dementia and helps overall wellbeing. All of the activities listed here welcome people living with dementia and promote long term connections and support.
Age UK Factsheets & Information Guides
Our partners at Age UK National have a selection of factsheets & guides available on their website.
Visit Age UK National’s website.
Download the guides:
Alzheimer’s Society in Richmond
Dementia support services for people living with dementia and their carers.
Alzheimer’s Society provide information, advice and support directly to those affected by dementia through one to one and telephone support; and a series of peer support and carer support groups, as well as signposting to organisations around the borough for wellbeing and health support.
020 8036 9570
Age UK Richmond Financial & Welfare Benefits Advice
Age UK Richmond Welfare Benefit team can provide advice and support and carry out assessments to make sure people living with dementia are not missing out on income they are entitled to receive.
020 8878 3546