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Dementia Advice Sheffield is a specialist service offering free training guidance and support to professionals and volunteers working with people living with dementia and their families.

Would you like some advice on how to work with someone living with dementia?

If you'd like to access free training or talk about a work situation you're dealing with; or if you would like to refer someone you are supporting into a local dementia-friendly activity in their neighbourhood - it's easy for any professional or volunteer to contact Dementia Advice Sheffield.

Either call us on (0114) 250 2875 or e-mail:

If you are a person living with dementia, or a family carer, you can find information on our customer-facing dementia services by clicking here.

The dementia network meets once a month and brings together professionals and volunteers in Sheffield to discuss dementia. If you would like to be a part of this, contact Grace on

For downloadable resources, read the relevant section below. You may also be interested in the excellent support given by Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance to city organisations. To find out more, and become an SDAA member, click here.

Sign up to Dementia News (e-newsletter)

If you work with, support, study or commission services that support people living with dementia, their carers or families in Sheffield, then signing up to this newsletter will make sure you are kept in the loop! Dementia News is a newsletter produced and delivered by Dementia Advice Sheffield working in partnership with Age UK Sheffield and Sheffield City Council. It exists for people who work within dementia care and support, such as volunteers, professionals, and other services who wish to keep up to date on all things related to dementia care provisions and services in the city. Click the sign up button for more information and ways to contribute to the newsletter.

Refer to us

If you're supporting someone who is living with dementia and you'd like us to help to connect them to appropriate activities, services and resources in their local community, simply complete this form and send it to us

Referral Route (under 65s)

Dementia community non-medical referral routes (under 65s) in Sheffield – for professionals and volunteers.

Referral Route (65s and over)

Dementia community non-medical referral routes (65s and over) in Sheffield – for professionals and volunteers.

Non-medical awareness and training

Dementia non-medical awareness and training in Sheffield – for professionals and volunteers.

Upcoming training

Sign up for one of our free training sessions created specifically for people who work with people living with dementia.

Previous training sessions

In this section, we've uploaded some useful resources from previous training sessions we've run

Local groups in Sheffield

There is a wide range of group activities in your local neighbourhood which are accessible for people living with dementia [external site]

Useful resources

Here is a collection of online and downloadable resources you may find useful in working with people with dementia

Toolkit For People Working In Home Care

In 2020 Sheffield City Council embarked upon a homecare transformation project. This project seeks to improve the experiences of people living with dementia in Sheffield who use homecare. The project aims to move away from time and task based care, to a truly holistic and person centred way of delivering essential care services in people’s homes.

Emergency services

In this section you will find some dementia advice specific to emergency services.

Dementia and Falls Prevention Leaflet

Staying steady and independent with dementia. This leaflet contains hints and tips to reduce your chance of falling.