Dementia

Dementia Support Information Directory – updated September 2023

Information sheets

Bradford Dementia Hub

Bradford Dementia Hub Flyer

The service offers comprehensive information, advice and signposting and is open for adults of any age with concerns about their memory, awaiting a memory assessment or living with dementia.

Email: bradfordhub@commlinks.co.uk
Website: www.bradforddementia.com
Phone: 01274 065060

 

Able4life

A self-assessment tool for your wellbeing and needs in the home.  Bradford Council are the providers of Able4Life.

Phone the Access Team on 01274 435400.

Website: Able4Life Bradford

Email: ACS.Access@bradford.gov.uk

 

AccessBus

A dial-a-ride bus service providing door-to-door local transport, seven days a week between 9am and 5pm. Anyone of any age can register for AccessBus. Once registered you will receive a welcome letter with your reference number and details of how to book the service.

Phone: 0113 348 1903, Mon to Fri 7.30am and 4pm.

Website: AccessBus

Email: accessbus@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

 

DEEP

On their website you can find out more about the DEEP network of around 80 groups of people with dementia all across the UK. DEEP connects them together to share their experience, and to support each other.  Some groups come together for support and friendship in the beginning. Many become involved in campaigning and awareness raising about dementia. They all have a voice.  You can also download lots of resources on a range of topics created or co-created by members of the DEEP Network.

DEEP (dementiavoices.org.uk)

 

FIT (Face It Together) Group Bradford

Part of the DEEP Dementia Voices network, an involvement group for people with dementia, who work to help the local community, businesses and other organisations understand what it is like to have dementia and how they can best support people in our situation.

Phone: Ross Collard on 07773 123900

Face it Together (FIT)

 

NHS Social care & support guide

www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/

If you or someone you know needs help with day to day living because of illness or disability this website explains your options and where you can get support.

 

Pathways group

Part of the DEEP Dementia Voices network, a support group for those affected by young onset (working-age dementia) in the Bradford District. They meet on the first Tuesday of each month from 6.30 – 8.30pm and provide information, contact, and support in a non-judgemental, supportive, fun environment. They have regular speakers and activities as well as a chance to chat to others in a similar situation. They also have social outings and an annual supported holiday.

2 meetings per month on a Thursday evening – one online meeting 6.30pm to 8.30pm, and one in person group meeting 6pm to 8pm at Bradford University School of Health Studies.

Phone: Clare Mason – 07917 751478

Email: c.mason3@bradford.ac.uk or pathwaysdementia@gmail.com

Website: Pathways, Bradford

 

Wrose Dementia Friendly Community Group

Support sessions for carers and residents living with dementia held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at St Cuthbert’s church hall, Wrose Rd, Bradford BD2 1LN.

Phone: 01274 584999 for more information.

  

Information sheets:

Dementia Friendly Keighley

A variety of support and information guides to download, read or listen to, including versions in Urdu and Bangla

Phone: 01535 602529

Resources – Dementia Friendly Keighley

 

Age UK

Various information guides including Health & Wellbeing, Money & Legal, Home & Care to factsheets on Advice for carers, Caring for someone with dementia, and LGBT+ information and support.

Phone: 01274 391190

Website: Age UK factsheets and information guides | Age UK