Every year more and more people in Essex are diagnosed with dementia, which can be a life-changing condition. Ensuring your relative with dementia receives the best possible support is essential.
The NHS and specialist dementia charities in Essex provide high-level support to people affected by dementia and to their carers and loved ones. They can also provide advice and training on your role as a carer. Click on the button below to find out more about the dementia services available to people in Essex.
Organised by Action for Family Carers, Active Minds groups are designed to be an engaging and fun range of activities for people with dementia to enjoy. The activities include singing, reminiscence discussions, and musical bingo.
Being a carer to somebody with dementia can be challenging, and it can be hard to always know what to do. In Essex, there is lots of help and guidance for carers to enable them to provide the best possible support for their loved ones, as well as providing emotional and social support for carers themselves.
Use the buttons below to read Age Space’s guides to caring for someone with dementia, and to find out about dementia-friendly initiaives in Essex including cafes, exercise and entertainment.