Information and Support

 

If you are worried, or notice some changes with your memory, behaviour

or mobility, or such changes with a friend or family member, 

you can find out what dementia is and what causes it,

by calling in to our cafe and picking up some leaflets.

There is a variety of websites and support groups that can help too,

here are links to some of them:

NHS Dementia Guide

Dementia UK

Sheffield Directory

Alzheimer's Society

Sheffield Carers Centre

Darnall Dementia Group

Sheffield Dementia Information Pack

Sheffield Dementia Involvement Group (SHINDIG)

Age UK Sheffield

Sheffield Mental Health Guide

Disability Sheffield - Centre for Independent Living

Heeley City Farm - Frontotemporal Dementia Carers Group

Lewy Body Dementia Association

The Lewy Body Society

Young Dementia UK

Stroke Association

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Helpguide.org

There are several rarer types of dementia,

this link will provide information about the following - 

Corticibasal degeneration (CBD), Huntington's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Niemann-Pick Disease,

Normal pressure hydrocephalus, Posterior cortical atrophy, Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).

Other websites include:

Rare Dementia Support     Huntington's Disease Association       MS Society           Parkinson's UK

If you and/or your organisation wants to support people living with dementia, take a look here:

Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance           Dementia Friends

If you're looking for homecare or for residential care in Sheffield, take a look at these links:

Serenta Homecare       Sheffcare        Carehome.co.uk        Homeinstead.co.uk

There are also a number of free online training and courses to try:

The many faces of dementia

Dementia: Understanding and managing challenging behaviour

Dementia care: Staying connected and living well

Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies

Homeinstead online training tutorials

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