Wokingham Dementia Care Advisory Service

Wokingham Dementia Care Advisory Service

Free advice and support is available to Wokingham residents, with a dementia diagnosis. The service is also offered to their carers, families and friends. 

We can help by

Listening to all your concerns and providing confidential support
Providing a consistent point of contact
Offering relevant and timely information
Linking you with Health and Social Services where necessary
Providing you with opportunities to meet other people with dementia and carers

The diagnosis of dementia can cause a great deal of anxiety and you may have many questions. We can help by offering advice on the following:

Local activities, groups and support services
Longer term planning, including legal issues
Money matters and benefits
Services offered by Health and Social Services
Living well with dementia
Taking a break

Please get in touch to make a referral or an appointment. Anyone can refer.

Service access criteria: Wokingham resident with dementia diagnosis, aged 65 or over
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Key words - separate with a comma: Dementia, Information, Advice

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