Helping people to keep their independence, choice and control through information and signposting for people experiencing dementia and their carers.
Contact: Alzheimers Disease Society: Tel 01253 312893
Friendship and Support Network
Aims to reduce social isolation and help people to manage their illness by linking them to others with the same experiences.
Contact: Blackpool Advocacy: Tel 01253 405959
Each box is filled with a variety of interesting items, textures and colours that can help carers interact with people with dementia. Advice and guidance is given by a worker who will visit you at home.
Contact: Age UK Blackpool - Tel 01253 612822
Intermediate Care and Memory Assessment Team
Community based assessment and treatment for people over 65 years, including a Memory Assessment Service.
Contact: Referrals are made through your GP or Consultant
Keats Community and Day Care Service
Provide services to support people with mental health problems including dementia through a specialist day care centre and community outreach support.
Contacts: Referrals are made through –
Older Adults Community Mental Health Team – Tel 01253 657350
Social Services Direct – 01253 477592
Primary/Intermediate Mental Health Team – 01253 651225
Alzheimer’s Disease Society – www.alzheimers.org.uk
Age UK - www.ageuk.org.uk
Carers Centre - www.blackpoolcarers.org
Disability Information and Support : www.disabilityinformationsupport.co.uk