Welcome to Dementia Friendly Kent

Dementia Friendly Kent

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Links

Below are links to websites that may be of help and organisations who are providing support to people living with dementia and their families across Kent.

NHS Choices, information about dementia.

Dementia UK, Admiral Nurses who provide support to families affected by dementia.

Alzheimer’s Society, information, advice and support, they also provide local services.

Alzheimer’s Society forums, online discussion forum for any one affected by dementia.

Young Dementia UK, for people affected by young onset dementia.

Age UK, helping everyone make the most of later life, they also provide local services.

COGS Club, groups for people with mild to moderate dementia.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Services, providing support to people living with dementia and their families in the Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley area.

The Carers Trust, support for carers.

Carers UK, provide support and information for carers.

Dementia Friends, for people wanting to understand a bit more about dementia.

Crossroads Care Kent & Medway, supporting carers to have a break by providing care.

Faces of Kent, supporting young carers in Swale.

Carers’ Support East Kent, providing support to carers in Canterbury, Dover and Thanet.

Live it Well – Six Ways to Wellbeing, online resource for living well.

The Butterfly Scheme, used in hospitals to ensure people with dementia are cared for well.

Social Care and Health, Kent County Council.

Invicta Advocacy, supporting people living with dementia to have a voice.

Occupational Therapy – Therapy Directory aims to enhance the daily lives of those with mental, physical and developmental disabilities

Intergenerational project partners

Kimberley Care Residential Home

Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys 

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Services

East Kent Independent Dementia Support

Brockhill Park Performing Arts College

Hawkinge House Nursing Home

Ladder to the Moon

Bright Shadow 

COGS Club at the Trinity Foyer

Intergenerational Project, Children’s Society

Connect with others

Twitter

@DementiaUK
@DementiaFriends
@alzheimerssoc
@dementiadiaries

Facebook

Facebook.com/DementiaUK
Facebook.com/DementiaFriends
Facebook.com/alzheimerssocietyuk
Facebook.com/dementiadiaries