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Dementia Services

Dementia can be difficult to come to terms with whether you are affected or have a family member or friend with dementia.

The key to living well with dementia is having access to the right information at the right time and this is how we can help.

 

Information

All of our Advisors and our Information Help Desks are able to provide assistance and free information guides to people with dementia and their Dementia Servicesfamilies. You do not need a dementia diagnosis to access our information, although an early diagnosis helps people to access treatments and exercise the greatest choice in planning for their future.

 

A day out of the house: enjoyment for you, respite for carers

Our dementia day service provides a safe and friendly environment for people with dementia. We run stimulating activities to keep people active and happy, offering a service by the hour, half day or full day including a hot, two-course cooked meal.

Find out more about the Chilton Club 

 

Spending time out of the house together

Our Forget-me-not sessions offer time out for people with memory problems and their carers to meet others, share experiences and enjoy activities together. We have sessions running in Waveney, Mid-Suffolk, Suffolk Coastal and Ipswich. Call our advice line 01473 351234 to find out where the sessions nearest to you take place and when.

Find out more about our Forget-me-not clubs

Our work includes raising awareness of dementia and helping to create dementia friendly communities. If you would like more information please get in touch.

We are also providing a new service for anyone effected by Dementia who would enjoy a reminiscence session in their home. The 1-2  hour session will be tailor made around the person over a 6-8 week period. Contact us on the number below for more information.

 

The Dementia Action Alliance

The Dementia Action Alliance brings together organisations and individuals across England committed to improving health and social care outcomes for people living with dementia, and those who care for them. 

Suffolk Age UK is now a member of the Alliance. 

 

For more information please contact us:

Dementia Services
Age UK Suffolk
14 Hill View Business Park
Claydon
Ipswich
IP6 0AJ

Phone: 01473 351234
Email: enquiries@ageuksuffolk.org