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Alzheimer's Society - Nottinghamshire Dementia Connect

Dementia Connect is the Alzheimer's Society's personalised support service for those with dementia and their carers, families and friends. It’s free for service users, easy to access, and puts them in touch with our Dementia Advisers who can offer them the support, advice and information how they need it, when they need it. The service is fully integrated and is endorsed as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.

Types of support can include: providing information on dementia as a condition and how to live well with it; providing help with legal documents and form completion; signposting to dementia groups and other local community services and access to publications covering a wide range of dementia-related subjects.

Referrals can be made from individuals themselves, or on their behalf from their carers, friends, family, associated healthcare professionals or any professionals to which they have a relationship with.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Tom Carter / Teresa Allen
Contact Position
Dementia Connect Local Services Managers
Telephone
07355 009830
07850 929781
E-mail
thomas.carter@alzheimers.org.uk
Website
Dementia Connect Website
Notes

Please note that Teresa Allen does not work Mondays and Fridays.

Where to go

Notes

Our service is a remote service with no fixed office address. Our Dementia Advisers use phone, e-mail and face-to-face as principle communication methods.

When is it on?

When is it on
Our telephone lines are open Monday - Wednesday (9am - 8pm); Thursday - Friday (9am - 5pm); Saturday - Sunday (10am - 4pm)
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Other Details

Costs

Details
The service is free to use.

Availability

Age Ranges
18+
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Our referral pathways are as follows:

Telephone: 0333 150 3456

E-mail: Dementia.Connect@alzheimers.org.uk

Online form: alzheimers.org.uk/refer [For professional referrals only]

Other notes

As part of our Dementia Connect local offer we also provide Carers Information Sessions and Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). Please note that referrals to CST will only be through the Memory Assessment Service (MAS), Therapeutic Intervention Service (TIS) and the Mental Health for Older People (MHSOP) service at this time.

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