Dementia Voice Group - Leicester
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The Dementia Voice Leicestershire Group is part of Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Voice. “Dementia Voice Local Groups are groups of people living with or affected by dementia who influence Alzheimer's Society's and other organisations' work. They do this by sharing their personal experiences of dementia, knowledge and skills to shape a wide range of projects and topics”
The group currently meets once monthly on a Friday, from 11-12.30pm. This group is intended for person’s living with dementia and their carer’s. People are welcome to attend individually or may attend with support from a carer or loved one.
The purpose of the meetings is for the participants to share their thoughts, feelings, opinions and experiences on a number of topics such as:
• Alzheimer’s Society Services
• Local Services in Leicestershire
• Local Dementia Care Strategy
• National Dementia Care Strategy
• Diagnosis and the Dementia Journey
• Alzheimer’s Society’s website appearance and navigation
• Support available after Diagnosis
• New and upcoming technology whose purpose is to improve the lives of people affected by dementia
The group also offers elements of peer support.

Service access criteria: Service users must reside within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Service users must have a diagnosis of Dementia or must be caring for a loved one affected by dementia
Carers support groups
Mental health support
Mental health
Support for carers
Additional needs catered for:
Dementia friendly