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The carer support groups and activities listed below have been created specifically for the carers, friends and families of people living with dementia. They provide a great opportunity to make new friends, and meet people who are experiencing similar lifestyles and responsibilities. These groups also provide an opportuity to seek advice and support. See below for a list of carer support groups for people living with dementia across Sheffield.

Click the services listed below to open up more details about each.

Please note, we strive to keep all the information we share about dementia services cross Sheffield up to date, in order  to provide the most current and helpful information possible. However, as services are run by a large number of providers, we cannot guarantee that our lists are exhaustive. If you know of a service not included in the list or a service listed is no longer provided, please do get in touch to let us know so that we can update our information and share the most helpful, current information possible.

Dementia Carers Support Group - Woodseats

 

Carers Cafe - Dore and Totley

There is a new Carers Cafe now running in Dore and Totley. It runs on the first Wednesday of each month at the Totley united Reformed Chruch from 10am to 12 noon. It's a great opportunity to meet other carers and have a friendly chat and refreshments. There'll be visitors attending the cafes from helpful organisations too.

For more info, contact Jan on 0114 2788942 or email Jan at jan@sheffieldcarers.org.uk

If you'd like to volunteer to help the organisers and to help make Tea and Coffee, please contact Jan or Joanna Glaves.

Dementia Advice Support and Guidance - Heeley

A Help Space
In The Valerie Garden Summer House at the top of Alexandra Road

2020 dates - 9.30am till 11am

FEB - Thursday 20th

MARCH - Thurs 5th, Mon 9th, Mon 16th, Mon 23rd, Mon 30th March; 

APRIL - Thurs 9th, Thurs 16th, Mon 20th April

Supporting each other to live better with dementia.

We may not know everything, but we will do our best to find out.

Would you like to know more about dementia with advice, support and guidance on your doorstep?

We have information on different dementias, leaflets about Sheffield Support Group, Carers Advice Group, Dementia groups in the area - Staff have first hand experience of caring for a relative

Our aim is to help remove the many barriers that there can be when accessing information, advice, support and guidance in your local area

For more information contact Lee on 0114 250 5107 or email lee@heeleyfarm.org.uk

Your Farm Time - Heeley

Your Farm Time

Farm sessions for carers and ex-carers of people living at home with dementia

Come and enjoy the atmosphere and experiences at the Farm through various practical tasks. Join in for just a few minutes or the whole session. Do as little or as much as you like. No experience necessary.

2020 Dates - Fridays - 1.30pm till 3.30pm

FEB - 21st

MARCH - 13th, 27th

APRIL - 3rd, 17th

MAY - 15th, 29th

JUNE - 12th, 26th

JULY - 3rd July

For more information or to register your interest please contact Lee on lee@heeleyfarm.org.uk or phone 0114 250 5107

Meet in The Valerie Garden at the top of Alexandra Road

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) Carers Group - Heeley

2020 dates - 2nd Tuesday of every month - 6.30pm till 8.30pm

14th January

11th February

10th March

14th April 

12th May

9th June

14th July

11th August

8th September

13th October

10th November

8th December

Do you care for someone with FTD?

Feel free to come down and join our FTD carer’s group session on the 2nd Tuesday or every month at Heeley City Farm. This is a highly recognised supportive and knowledgeable group made up of carers, & ex-carers of all ages. These sessions are run by two brothers who cared for their mother who lived with FTD for over a decade.

For more info contact Lee or Andrew on 0114 258 0482 or email lee@heeleyfarm.org.uk or andrew@heeleyfarm.org.uk

Please note that these sessions are only for carers and not suitable for the person living with Dementia to come along to. 

Memory Time Cafe and Carers Support Group - Stocksbridge

Provided by The People Keeping Well Service Stockbridge Community Care Group