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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 interpretation 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
We have developed a self-referral process for Deaf / BSL Users.
We have produced a Deaf / BSL version of our service leaflet available on our YouTube channel.
We have produced an Easy Read version of our service leaflet
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 singing groups 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. More Information Here
Tuesday mornings, 10.30 to 12.15
Bristol Community Links South, Langhill Ave, Bristol, BS4 1TN
Contact: Hannah Newrick on 0117 9610 693
Contact Hannah Newrick
Tel: 07927 590 216
This group is held every Tuesday, 2pm to 3.45pm
This takes place on 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of every month (2pm to 3.45pm)
Contact Hannah Newrick
Tel:07927 590 216
This group is being held on Zoom every Monday
1.15pm to 2.15pm (except for Bank Holidays)
A virtual group is available weekly on a Wednesday morning, 11.15am-12.15pm on Zoom.
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
This Memory Café takes place on the 2nd Friday of the month, 2pm to 4pm
A virtual Memory Café takes place on the 2nd and 4th Thursday, 3.30pm-4.30pm
This Memory Café takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 10.30am to 12.30pm
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
Withywood Centre, Geoff Cargill Room, Queens Road, Withywood, BS13 8QA
The group is help on the last Thursday of the month 1pm to 3pm. Please contact your Navigator or Practitioner on 0117 947 3120 if you would like to attend.
This group is currently closed due to being at capacity but takes place in Horfield on the last Wednesday of each month 2pm - 3.30pm. If you'd like to be placed on the waiting list, contact your Practitioner or Navigator on 0117 904 5150.
Held at: Verona House, 53 Filwood Road, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 3RX
The group is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2pm to 3.30pm
(contact your Navigator or Practitioner on 0117 904 5150 if you'd like to attend)