The number of people in Hertfordshire living with dementia is sadly on the increase. Hertfordshire’s NHS and local charities provide a great deal of high-quality support for those living with dementia, in order to allow them to live as well as they can. There is also good support available for carers. From diagnosis services, to dementia social groups, to speech therapy, there are plenty of dedicated dementia services to support you and your relative.
Kingfisher Dementia fun clubs are organised by the Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS). They provide a range of fun activities for people living with dementia, including games, arts and crafts, and poetry readings. They can adapt their activities for each individual who joins. Read more by pressing the button below.
Being a carer for someone with dementia can be a difficult role. However, you should never feel like you are alone in your caring role. In Hertfordshire, there is plenty of support available to you as a carer to look after yourself, and seek help from others when you need it. This can include dementia carer support groups, and professional advice services from local and national charities.