Elderly Care

Activities for Dementia

Having dementia doesn’t mean you have to stop doing the things you enjoy. There are all sorts of activities you can do – physical, mental, social and creative – that help you to live well with dementia and improve wellbeing.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/dementia/activities

Call in Time

Call in Time is a free telephone friendship service for people 60 and over. You’ll be matched up with a likeminded person who’s keen to make a new friend, and every week they’ll give you a call.

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/services/befriending-services/sign-up-for-telephone-befriending

Time to Talk Befriending

Award winning intergenerational befriending. Tackling all types of loneliness through engagement, connection and friendship.

Facebook: @timetotalkbefriending

Telephone: 01273 737710

Website: www.tttb.org.uk

Email: info@tttb.org.uk

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 08004 708090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They believe in a world where everyone can love later life and work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Impact Initiatives

Impact Initiatives gives adults and older people the support they need to find employment, have their voices heard or to find a place to go for good food and company, a focus to the week and to keep happy and healthy.

Telephone: 07786 759180

Website: www.impact-initiatives.org.uk/services/adults-and-older-people

Email: info@impact-initiatives.org.uk

Independent Age - The power of a good chat

If you feel you could do with more conversation in your life, Independent Age will connect you with a volunteer who’s good company and wants to chat.

Telephone: 0800 319 6789

Website: Receive regular phone calls

Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service run clubs in local communities where older people can socialise, take part in interesting activities and enjoy something to eat and drink.

Twitter: @RoyalVolService

Facebook: @royalvoluntaryservice

Website: www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/our-services/social-activities

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org