Other Sources of Information
Where to get more information
Alzheimer’s Society Devon Dementia Support Service
The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Support workers offer information and practical guidance to help people understand dementia, cope with day-to-day challenges and prepare for the future. They offer support face to face, over the phone or in writing.
The local service is for people with dementia and their carers, family and friends following a dementia diagnosis.
Contact – 0300 123 2029 (Monday- Friday 9am–5pm)
Click here for general advice and guidance from the Alzheimer’s Society.
Click here for a guide to dementia written for children and young people.
Devon Dementia Roadmap
Devon Dementia Roadmap for Devon provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways to assist primary care to support people living with dementia and cognitive impairment, their families and carers.
Click here for the Roadmap.
Dementia Carers’ Pathways
‘Carers’ Pathways’, is a not for profit organisation supporting carers in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset – often through Memory, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Cafes. It was set up to help and inform not only those who have been diagnosed with an illness that might lead to dementia, but also their carers. Click here for more information.
Building Dementia Carer Friendly Workplaces
Working dementia carers are a significant but generally invisible group. Awareness and understanding of dementia alongside dementia carer support benefits the organisation, carers and colleagues.
Click here for more information
Devon Pinpoint includes information about all kinds of services and activities across the county, including those related to dementia and memory loss.
Click here for Pinpoint
Devon Libraries Books on Prescription for Dementia
Every library in Exeter and across Devon has a collection of books for free loan giving information covering:
- normal ageing and memory problems
- background information about dementia
- living well with dementia
- support for relatives and carers
- personal stories
For more information go here
Do you offer an activity or other support to people living with dementia in Exeter? If so we would love to hear from you – contact us
The Exeter Dementia Action Alliance is administered by Charities Trust Charity Number 327489