Alzheimers Society

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Alzheimer’s Society Services in the Brecon Area including Hay, Talgarth, Crickhowell and outlying areas of Breconshire

 

Dementia Support Service

The service provides one to one support to people with dementia and carers and can be provided face to face, over the telephone or via written communication. Dementia Support Workers provide information, guidance and practical support to help people understand dementia, cope with day to day living with dementia and prepare for the future.  The service also supports people to access other services.

Contact Enid Edwards, Dementia Support Worker on 01874 712083 or Enid.Edwards@alzheimers.org.uk

Befriending - Side by Side

The Befriending service provides companionship in a person’s own home or during outings and activities in the community to enable a person to continue to do the activities they enjoy or to try new activities. The service is specific to each person’s needs and is decided in agreement with them. The Telephone Befriending Service provides an opportunity for carers to have regular conversation over the telephone to talk about things that are of interest. Contact Kate West, Befriending Manager on 01874 712059 or kate.west@alzheimers.org.uk

Brecon Carers Information and Support Programme

The Carer Information and Support Programme 1 is an education programme for carers, family members and friends of people with a recent diagnosis of dementia. The topics covered include: understanding dementia, legal and money matters, providing support and care, coping with dementia day to day and identifying sources of support. Contact Enid Edwards, Dementia Support Worker on 01874 712083 for further details.

Advocacy - Voice and Choice

The Advocacy service helps a person to understand their rights and provides information and support to empower a person to make informed choices and decisions.  The service is specific to each person’s needs. The Advocate can represent and speak on behalf of a person if they are unable to do so themselves.

Contact  Claire Jones on 01495 221393  or Cheryl Williams on 01492 546881.

Newsletter –  (Coming Soon!)

A Newsletter informing Carers of future events and social outing's including dates/times and places of all Support Groups and relevant Society information.

If you would like to receive a copy of the newsletter please contact Enid Edwards, Dementia Support Worker on 01874 712083 or Enid.Edwards@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Support for Younger People with Dementia

The service provides one to one support to people with dementia and carers and can be provided face to face, over the telephone or via written communication. Dementia Support Workers provide information, guidance and practical support to help people understand dementia, cope with day to day living with dementia and prepare for the future.  The service also supports people to access other services. Contact Anne Carpenter, Dementia Support Manager on 01495 768744 or anne.carpenterl@alzheimers.org.uk 

Dementia Support for Carers and People with Dementia in North Brecnock

Please contact Enid Edwards, Dementia Support Worker on 01874 712083 or enid.edwards@alzheimers.org.uk

 

 

 


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