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About Dementia

We've created this page so that patients, families and carers concerned about dementia can find some answers, advice and support in one convenient place.

Alzheimer's Society Support Groups

Cheltenham Memory Café is a place where you can go and chat to people who have been affected by dementia in a friendly and relaxed café environment.  They often host talks by a variety of local services and organisations who promote safety and wellbeing.  It is held on the second Tuesday of every month 10.30am-12.30pm at the Pittville Room,  Cheltenham Municipal Offices.

Singing for the Brain is a group that meets at Bishops Cleeve Community Centre  on the first and third Thursday of each month 11.ooam-12.30pm, it is an enjoyable and stimulating environment and helps the brain through the fun and exercise of singing.

You can download the latest calendar of cafes and meetings across Gloucestershire  here

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Useful websites and contact details: 

The Dementia Advisory Service, Managing Memory 2gether   0800 694 8800

The Alzheimers Society   01452 525222

www.alzheimers.org.uk

National Dementia Helpline  0300 222 1122

Young Dementia UK     01993 776295

www.youngdementiauk.org

Gloucestershire Carer's Hub   0300 111 9000

https://gloucestershirecarershub.co.uk/

Mindsong - a Gloucestershire based charity providing a range of music therapy and training in care homes and day centres throughout Gloucestershire. They work mainly with people who have mid to late-stage dementia.

http://www.mindsong.org.uk/

07989 936270  or   01684 273656

Iridis - an app to help design better environments for dementia patients

https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/faculties/social-sciences/our-research/telehealthcare-case-study/iridis-dementia-app/



 
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