Alzheimer’s Society – Information and details of local help and support.
National helpline: 0300 222 5855
Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk – for live on-line advice, information and support.
Dementia Friends – (part of the Alzheimer’s Society initiative). You can become a Dementia Friend by attending one of the information sessions in your area. For more information please follow link to the website below or telephone.
Website – www.dementiafriends.org
Tele: 0300 123 1016
Age UK – provide information and advice on dementia, dementia care and stages of dementia and advice about whether you will be entitled to claim a non means-tested benefit.
Telephone: 0800 169 6565
Website – www.ageuk.org.uk
Carers UK – provide expert help, advice and support on caring for people with dementia.
Advice line: 0808 808 777 (Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm).
Local groups and support
Forget Me Not Café (Streetly Dementia Support Group). This is a voluntary support group for those living with dementia, their carers and families living in Streetly.
Meetings at: Blackwood Methodist Church, Blackwood Road, Streetly, B74 3PL . Every 2nd Thursday in the month from 11am to 1pm.
Tele: 0121 353 6140
Birmingham Dementia Café, Sutton Coldfield – Dementia cafes offer a monthly opportunity for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends to meet together to seek peer support, social interaction and information.
Meetings at: Coldfield Methodist Church, South Parade, B72 1QY. From 10;30am – 12:30pm on the 2nd Friday of the month. This service is restricted to certain postcodes.
Tele: Gary Stanley on 07827940844 for more details.
AGE UK Birmingham – Sutton Coldfield branch
General enquiries: 0121 437 0033
Address: The Bungalow, Seymour Centre, 42 Warwick Road (off Chester Road) in Sutton Coldfield,
Birmingham City Council – Useful information about support and services in Birmingham
DISC – Support group for carers of people with Dementia
Telephone: 0121 553 6483
Dementia Advisor Service Birmingham (part of the Alzheimer’s Society)
Local Telephone: 0121 700 7382
Admiral Nurses (Dementia UK)
Local Telephone: 0121 301 5830