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Young Onset Dementia Care Advisor Service

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Updated: 07/04/2021

Description

We are an advisory service offered to individuals affected by Young Onset Dementia, their carers, family and friends

How do we help?

If you're under the age of 65, living with or caring for someone diagnosed with young on-set dementia (YOD) we can provide support for you and your loved ones on your dementia journey.

  • We listen to all your concerns, providing confidential support
  • Become a consistent point of contact 
  • Offer relevant and timely information
  • Create a care needs assessement plan
  • Provide opportunities to meet other carers and those diagnosed for support
  • Referral to relevant external parties

What information do we provide?

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 emergency care
  • Financial matters, benefits, legal services and advocacy
  • Referral to Health & Social Services and other relevant organisations
  • Support for children, youths and young adults affected by a parent with dementia
  • Advice on assisted technology enabling living well with dementia
  • Research studies
  • Young Person With Dementia Course run for Carers and those diagnosed

Accessing our service

If you would like to access our service please completed our dementia service referral form located in the download menu on the right or call or email our service.

Provider:
Wokingham Borough Council

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hazel Power
Contact Position
Young Onset Dementia Care Advisor
Telephone
0118 949 5101
Email
hazel.power@wokingham.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
C/O Community Older Adults Mental Health Service
Address
Barkham Day Hospital 41 Barkham Road
Wokingham
Berks
Postcode
RG41 2RE

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Young Onset Dementia Care Advisory Services are available:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 

 

Costs and Fee Information

Service/Activity is Free
Yes

Facilities and Accessibility

Facilities
Premises near a train station
Assistance/Guide Dogs welcome
Wheelchair access
Premises on a bus route
Toilets
Quiet room
FREE Service
Car Parking
Refreshments available to purchase
Accessible parking
Accessible toilet
Disabled-friendly

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
65 years and under
Eligibility Criteria

Young Person With Dementia Services for Berkshire West is for:

  • People diagnosed with Young Onset Dementia
  • Live in the Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire Boroughs
Booking and Registration Notes

Appointments can be made via email or calling 0118 949 5101

Referral

Referral required
Yes
Referral notes

Please complete our dementia service referral form located in the download menu on the right.

Provision For

Supporting people with
Dementia/Alzheimer’s
Data last checked: 01/04/2021
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