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Northamptonshire MIND

Mind offer mental health services including crisis support, counselling, one to one support, group and peer support and wellbeing courses.  More information can be found on the website.

Website: https://www.northamptonshiremind.org.uk/

Tel: 01604 634310

Email: enquires@northamptonshiremind.org.uk

Northamptonshire Carers

Northamptonshire Carers offer support services to carers in Northamptonshire. They support, advocate for, champion and connect carers across the UK, so that no one has to care alone.

Website: https://www.northamptonshire-carers.org/

Tel: 01933 677907

Email: carers@northamptonsire-carers.org

Northamptonshire Carers offer a drop-in at the Renew-169 Wellbeing Café in Towcester every 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month between 12pm and 1pm. 

Renew is located at 169 Watling Street, Towcester NN12 6BX – no appointment needed

Age UK

Age UK Northamptonshire is an independent charity providing support and services to older people in Northamptonshire. Age UK offer a wide range of help including day care at home, money management, information and advice on benefits such as attendance allowance claims, advocacy, home help, foot care, handypersons services, exercise classes, transportation and much more.

Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/northamptonshire/

Tel: 01604 611207 - Advisors are available from 9am-12pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays

National Helpline: 0800 678 1602

Email: access@ageuknorthants.org.uk

Northampton Dementia Action Alliance

We have formed part of the Northamptonshire Dementia Action Alliance since the alliance was formed in 2013.  With the diverse needs of the County we feel that Northampton would benefit from a localised Dementia Action Alliance so that we can focus on local needs.

Website: https://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/local_alliances/22873_northampton_dementia_action_alliance

Email: dementiaactionalliance@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia UK

Dementia UK offer Information and Advice about Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Website: https://www.dementiauk.org/

National Helpline: 0800 888 6678 - open 9am – 9pm Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday.

Email: info@dementiauk.org

Dementia Adventure

Helping people with dementia to retain a sense of adventure by getting outdoors, connecting with nature, themselves through holidays and training.

We offer small group holidays and individually tailored holidays for people living with dementia and the people who are for them.

Website: dementiaadventure.org

Tel: 01245 237 548

Email: info@dementiaadventure.co.uk

Dementia Carers Count

Dementia Carers Count (DCC) is the only charity solely focused on supporting the 700,000 families living with dementia across the UK.

Website: https://dementiacarers.org.uk/

Free Support Helpline: 0800 652 1102 - open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Email: Info@dementiacarers.org.uk

Contented Dementia Trust

The Contented Dementia Trust, formerly known as SPECAL, is an independent charitable organisation with an innovative approach to the care of people with dementia.

The Contented Dementia Trust provides a range of coursesadvice and information  based on the SPECAL Photograph Album understanding of dementia and the associated SPECAL method.

Website: https://contenteddementiatrust.org/

Email: info@contenteddementiatrust.org

Royal Voluntary Service

Royal Voluntary Service mobilises volunteers in every corner of Britain to support people in need and the NHS.

Their dementia support services are designed to help those who live with dementia to keep up the lifestyle they enjoy for as long as possible, and to offer some comfort and support when they’re facing unfamiliar or difficult situations.

Website: https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/our-services/dementia-support/

Tel: 0330 555 0310 - open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

The Brain Charity

The Brain Charity provide practical help on all aspects of living with Dementia/Alzheimer’s, emotional support such as counselling, phone befriending and group therapy and social activities to people with Alzheimer’s from all over the UK from their centre in Liverpool.

Website: https://www.thebraincharity.org.uk/

Tel: 0151 298 2999 - The friendly reception team will direct your call to the correct department

Dementia Workshops:  kym.ward@thebraincharity.org.uk

Dementia Information Service

The Dementia Information Service guides you through the time after a dementia diagnosis, which can be difficult. You can sign up to emails which can support you if you have just found out, or accepted, that you or a loved one has dementia.

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dementia/dementia-information-service/

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia. 

Website: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Tel: 0333 150 3456 - Monday to Wednesday 9am – 8pm, Thursday and Friday 9am -5pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm

Contact Us Form: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/form/contact-us-general-enquiries

Alzheimer's Research UK

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity, dedicated to causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure.

Website: https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/

Tel:0300 111 5555

Email: enquiries@alzheimersresearchuk.org

Rare Dementia Support

Rare Dementia Support (RDS) is a world-leading, UK-based service provided by the UCL Dementia Research Centre (DRC) and partners and funded by The National Brain Appeal.

RDS supports people affected by 7 of the rare dementias including carers and bereaved carers. These are: Familial Alzheimer’s disease (FAD), frontotemporal dementia (FTD), familial frontotemporal dementia (fFTD), posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), primary progressive aphasia (PPA), Lewy body dementia (LBD) and Young-onset Alzheimer’s disease (YOAD).

Website: https://www.raredementiasupport.org/

Tel: 020 3325 0828

Email:  contact@raredementiasupport.org

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