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Alzheimer's Society (National)

Provide information, advice and support for carers of and individuals with Alzheimer’s.

Offer a national dementia helpline and live web chat service (through website)

Also offer local support groups for carers and individuals with Alzheimer’s across Worcestershire (in Worcester, Kidderminster, Droitwich, Evesham, Pershore, Bromsgrove etc) – For Full listings of these please see locality resource folders.

Helpline open
9am - 8pm Monday -  Wednesday

9am - 5pm on Thursday & Friday

10am - 4pm on Saturday & Sunday 

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
0300 222 1122
Sector:
Public

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Carers come from all backgrounds and can be any age. Caring can be rewarding, but it can be difficult too. Here are ten important things that any carer should know to help with their caring role and make sure they get the support they are entitled to.
For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.
Groups or organisations set up to support the specific needs of mental health service users, and their carers.