Alzheimer’s Society provides a range of support services across Somerset.
Memory Café is a place for people with dementia & their carers to meet others in a similar situation, in a relaxed social setting. You can spend time sharing information & experiences or simply have a cup of tea & a chat.
Singing for the Brain® is a stimulating group activity for people in the early to moderate stages of dementia & their carers, helping with general well-being & confidence. Meet others with similar experiences in a relaxed setting.
Dementia Adviser Service supports people living with dementia. Our Dementia Support Workers give information, advice & guidance and offer personalised practical & emotional support to people with dementia & their carers.
Side by Side service to help people with dementia keep doing the things they love & to try new things, with the support of a volunteer. Our one-to-one support makes it easier for people with dementia to remain active & part of their community. Also, we offer a volunteer Telephone Support Service across Somerset.
The Carer’s Information and Support Programme (CrISP) aims to provide carers with information on dementia, particularly:
- The effect of dementia on the brain
- Symptoms and behaviours
- Legal and welfare rights and benefits
- Practical hints and tips
Courses run across the county.
If you would like to put your name on our waiting list we will contact you when there is a course in your area.