If you or a loved one is concerned about your memory, please do arrange an appointment with a clinician to discuss your concerns.
If we agree that there may be a memory issue, we will arrange blood tests to look for all possible causes and then refer you to a local memory clinic.
If you are given a diagnosis of Dementia, you will be allocated a named GP and will be offered an annual health review by the practice. You will also have a Dementia Care Navigator who will offer regular support to you and your carers.
Someone who has dementia, delirium or other communication difficulties, can find changes, such as moving to an unfamiliar place or meeting new people who contribute to their care, unsettling or distressing. This is me provides information about the person at the time the document is completed. It can help health and social care professionals to build a better understanding of who the person really is. This is me should be completed by the individual(s) who know the person best and, wherever possible, with the person involved. It should be updated as necessary. It is not a medical document.
The NHS have a dementia care planning toolkit with lots of helpful information.
Support for Dementia Sufferers
Age Concern – homecare, day care, befriending, re-enablement, practical advice and support, and active ageing, tel 0151 330 5678
Age Concern Poppy Centre –activities 11:00-2:30, only suitable for elderly or with mild dementia, tel 0151 330 5678
Age Concern Reconnect Service – re-ablement and befriending, tel 0151 256 2549
Age Concern Dementia Officer Rebecca Anderson, mobile 07587 551 448
Talk Liverpool – for psychological therapies, low to moderate, tel 0151 228 2300
Support for Carers
Tide – for carers of people with Dementia, tel 0151 237 2669
Liverpool Carer Advocacy Service – general advice and support, tel 0151 298 2999
Local Solutions Liverpool Carers Centre (Mount Vernon Green) – Lots of activities, support, emergency carers card and, very keen to engage with GP services, tel 0151 705 2307; also have a full health and well being programme, tel 0151 7052308
My Time provides activities, hotel breaks, spa and, afternoon tea, tel 0151 705 2327
Help and support for people with dementia – Dementia guide from the NHS
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Published on Tue, 28 Jun 2022 21:50:55 GMT
Modified on Wed, 20 Jul 2022 12:22:40 GMT