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If you need any advice on referral or have any general enquiries about the Dementia Wellbeing Service you can use our Access Point number. You can contact the Access Point line on: 0117 904 5151. If you are a non English speaker and require an interpeter please let us know what language you require at the start of the phone call and we will connect you to an interpreter from the Big Word intepretation service.
If you are a BSL user supported with Text Relay, please call 18001 0117 904 5151
It is open during the following times:
• 08:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday
The Access Point Line is closed on weekends and Bank Holidays.
The Dementia Wellbeing Service operates from three bases across Bristol, providing a local and personal service. If you already have a diagnosis of dementia, or care for someone who does, please contact us directly via our Access Point. If you do not have a diagnosis or are having problems with your memory, you can access our service through your GP.
The Friends and Family Test is a way of giving feedback about your experience of the Dementia Wellbeing Service which will help us to improve the quality of the service. You can also provide feedback direct to Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) dpt.pals(*at*)nhs.net
You can find details and information on dementia support services, information and advice on this webite. We aim to keep the information here as up to date as possible. If you do find any of the links or information to be incorrect, please contact Stephen Collings on stephencollings(*at*)nhs.net
Sally Townsend, our Community Development Coordinator for schools has produced the following resource list to raise dementia awareness with children and young people.
Join our online singing group where you can meet new people in a friendly, fun and social environment. Singing can improve your brain activity, wellbeing and mood. You don't need to be a good singer to benefit! Join us for fun vocal warm-ups and sing a wide variety of familiar and new songs.
Contact Hannah Newrick
Tel: 07927 590 216
A virtual group is available weekly on a Monday afternoon, 1.15pm-2.15pm.
Contact Hannah Newrick
Tel:07927 590 216
This group is currently being run on Zoom through Trinity-Henleaze United Reformed Church.
First, Third and Fifth Thursday, monthly 2pm-3.45pm
A virtual group is available weekly on a Wednesday morning, 11.15am-12.15pm.
Anyone with concerns about their memory or that of another can attend. Sessions run weekly and often have a guest speaker.
Contact Claire Muscat
Tel: 07872 866 502
A virtual Memory Café takes place weekly on a Thursday afternoon, 3.30pm-4.30pm
Regular Support groups for close family, friends and carers of people with Dementia led by experienced facilitators. The groups are places to share concerns and experiences
This group is on hold due to COVID-19