Links & Resources


Alzheimers Research UK

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity specialising in finding preventions, causes, treatments and a cure for dementia. We believe that science and innovation hold the key to defeating dementia

Contact : enquiries@alzheimersresearchuk.org
Website : Alzheimers Research UK


Dementia UK

Dementia UK is a national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia.

Contact: info@dementiauk.org
Website: Dementia UK


Mental Health Foundation

We are committed to reducing the suffering caused by mental ill health and to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives.

Contact: http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/contact-us/
Website: Mental Health Foundation


Dementia Adventure

Dementia Adventure connects people living with dementia with nature and a sense of adventure

Contact : info@dementiaadventure.co.uk
Website : Dementia Adventure


Alzheimers Society

Has a wealth of information about Alzheimers as well as providing support at a local level.

Contact: enquiries@alzheimers.org.uk
Helpline: 0300 222 11 22
Website : Alzheimers Society


Parkinson's UK

We look at why Parkinson's occurs, the wide variety of symptoms the condition may cause and the range of treatments and support available

Contact: hello@parkinsons.org.uk
Phone: 0808 800 0303
Website : Parkinson's UK


NHS Pages on Dementia

What is Dementia? also useful links to other sites.

Contact: Via local NHS
Website : NHS Pages on Dementia


Age UK (Isle of Wight)

Offers a wide range of support for those over 50

Contact : 01983 525282
Website : Age UK (Isle of Wight)


Never Alone

Never Alone is a support site for all supporters and carers. We hope it becomes a place that you can find comfort and support, somewhere for you to escape without needing to leave your loved one alone.

Contact : http://www.neveralone.org.uk/contact-us
Website : Never Alone


Assistive Technology

Assistive technology can help to support and enable people with dementia to live more independently. It may also help to support and reassure their carers.

Contact : Please see web site
Website : Assistive Technology


Bladder and Bowel Foundation

The Bladder and Bowel Foundation or B&BF is a UK wide charity that provides information and advice on a range of symptoms and conditions related to the bladder and bowel.

Contact : info@bladderandbowelfoundation.org
Website : Bladder and Bowel Foundation


Carers Trust

Our vision is a world where the role and contribution of unpaid carers is recognised and they have access to the quality support and services they need to live their own lives.

Contact : info@carers.org
Website : Carers Trust


Carers UK

We provide information and advice about caring alongside practical and emotional support for carers

Contact : http://www.carersuk.org/contact-us
Phone : 0808 808 7777
Website : Carers UK


Dementia Action Alliance

The Dementia Action Alliance is the coming together of organisations from across the charity, public and private sector to radically improve the lives of people with dementia.

Contact: http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/contact

Dementia Alliance Newsletter - Spring 2017
Dementia Alliance Support Groups Calendar - Spring 2017


Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

CST, or 'Cognitive Stimulation Therapy', is a brief treatment for people with mild to moderate dementia.

Contact: Please see web site
Link to: Cognitive Stimulation Therapy


12 useful tips on communicating effectively

 

12 useful tips on communicating effectively


Social Care Insitute for Excellence

The Open Dementia elearning Programme is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with someone with dementia and provides a general introduction to the disease and the experience of living with dementia.

Contact: info@scie.org.uk 020 7024 7650
Link to: Social Care Insitute for Excellence


Independent Living Centre

Offers free and impartial advice service to island residents to help them find out about aids for daily living that could enhance their lives and enable them to continue living independently at home

Contact: admin@peoplematteriw.org Tel: 01983 241494
Link to: Independent Living Centre


Isle of Wight Council

All Isle of Wight Council Services

Contact : 01983 821000 customer.services@iow.gov.uk
Website : Isle of Wight Council


Hampton Trust 'Planning for your Future'

A practical on-line form to put down your thoughts and information on your choices, in case you are not able to make your own informed decision in the future.

Phone : 01983 530097
Website : Hampton Trust 'Planning for your Future'


Who Cares

Department of Health information booklet for carers of people with dementia.

Download: Who Cares


Nature Therapy CIC

Nature Therapy CIC is an award winning not for profit voluntary enterprise aimed at improving lives through sensory experiences in the natural world. 

Phone : 01983 740623
Website : Nature Therapy CIC