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If you are worried about your memory or that of somebody you care for click on Yes below:
Whose memory is of concern?
If you have found this page but are not a professional, please return to the start HERE or the Dementia Wellbeing Service site HERE
Do they have a known diagnosis?
Who needs support?
Would they like an assessment or support?
Do you need support?
If you work in Primary Care and are worried about a patient, please assess the patient and refer to the Dementia Wellbeing Service.
Please call our Access Point on 0117 904 5151. If you are not the GP, please ensure that the patient's GP is aware of this referral.
If you work in Liaison or Social Care and are worried about a service user, please refer to the Dementia Wellbeing Service.
Please call our Access Point on 0117 904 5151. Please ensure that the patient's GP is aware of this referral.
For Police or other professionals, contact our Access Point for advice on 0117 904 5151, or contact the service user's GP who can assess the service user for referral to the Dementia Wellbeing Service.
We may be able to help you.
Please contact the Dementia Wellbeing Service Access Point on 0117 904 5151.
Please contact the Dementia Wellbeing Service and we can put you in touch with one of our dementia navigators. Please call our Access Point on 0117 904 5151.
You need to speak to your GP, who may refer you to the Dementia Wellbeing Service.
You have identified that you, or the person you care about does not need assessment or support.
Please use the Dementia Wellbeing Service self-referral form for Deaf people.
And you can find out more about our service by watching the following video in BSL.
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)