Where can I find out further information about dementia?

The local Alzheimer’s Society can provide information and support face-to-face, over the phone (0151 420 8010) or by e-mail via their Dementia Adviser and Dementia Support services. The national Alzheimer’s Society also have a national helpline (0333 150 3456)

Hargreaves Dementia Trust is a local charity that supports people with dementia and their Carers. They provide information, advice and guidance for anyone affected by dementia, and they also run a monthly support group for Carers called ‘Making Sense’; the group meets every second Tuesday of the month at 6.30pm at The Baptist Church Hall, corner of Tolver Street and Hall Street, St. Helens, and is an opportunity for Carers to meet up and gain emotional support.

Dementia UK is a national charity committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia. Their telephone helpline (0800 888 6678) offers practical advice and emotional support to people affected by dementia, alternatively email helpline@dementiauk.org or complete the online form.

Further information about dementia can also be found via the Dementia Centre.