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Dementia Care Advisory Service

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COVID-19 Update

Telephone calls can be arranged and information can be posted or emailed out.

Home visits will resume when Covid restrictions allow.

Updated: 04/03/2021

Description

This service provides advice and support to people over 65 diagnosed with dementia, 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

Read our Dementia Care Advisor Newsletter - April 2021

Provider:
Wokingham Borough Council
Service provided by Wokingham Borough Council

Who to contact

Contact Name
Michelle Gilbert
Contact Position
Dementia Care Advisor
Telephone
0118 949 5101
Email
michelle.gilbert@wokingham.gov.uk

Where to go

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

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Monday to Thursday

 

Costs and Fee Information

Service/Activity is Free
Yes
Cost details

Free support to anyone who needs it

How is the service funded
Local Authority

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
Free Parking
Additional Information

Home visits can be arranged

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
65 years and over
Eligibility Criteria

Wokingham residents over 65 diagnosed with dementia, their carers, families and friends

 

Booking / Registration Required
No
Booking and Registration Notes

Please telephone or email to make a referral or book an appointment

Referral

Referral notes

Anyone can refer, please contact via email or telephone

Provision For

Supporting people with
Dementia/Alzheimer’s
Wheelchair Accessible

Quality Assurance

Data last checked: 01/04/2021
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