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Dementia Care Advisor (DCA) Service for Younger People with Dementia (YPWD) in West Berkshire

Please notes this service is available from September 2017:

The purpose of my role is to assist people of working age in West Berkshire who have been diagnosed with dementia. The aim is to support people to live well with dementia by offering them and their allies early support, information and sign-posting to appropriate services. I can talk to you via the telephone or visit you in your home and offer you the opportunity to talk things through.  Examples of the information I can provide include:

  • Details of local activities and groups
  • Respite services
  • Benefits support & advice
  • Useful resources
  • Planning for the future
  • Links to health and social services 
Website:
Wokingham Borough Council
Provider:
Service provided by Wokingham Borough Council

Who to contact

Contact Name
Clare Goodyear
Telephone
07787105578
0118 949 5101
Email
clare.goodyear@wokingham.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Wokingham Hospital
Address
41 Barkham Road
Wokingham
Postcode
RG41 2RE

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

My usual working days are Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 8.30am to 6.15pm 

Costs and Fee Information

Service/Activity is Free
Yes

Facilities and Accessibility

Additional Information

Availability of service: Across West Berkshire (covering Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham, and surrounding areas).

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
65 years and under
Eligibility Criteria

Anyone living in West Berkshire with a diagnosis of young-onset dementia and their partners, families or friends who are in need of support or information.

Referral

Referral required
Yes
Who can refer
Self Referral
Via GP or other health professional
Via Social Services
Via Voluntary agencies
By Parents or Family

Provision For

Supporting people with
Dementia/Alzheimer’s
Data last checked: 06/06/2018
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