Useful Information

Sudbury and Wembley support groups

Sudbury and Wembley support groups – see this link Sudbury and Wembley support groups for family carers of people living with dementia

North-West London NHS Trust have launched a new Dementia Strategy for patients

North-West London NHS Trust have launched a new Dementia Strategy for patients with dementia who attend or are admitted to Northwick Park, Central Middx and Ealing Hospitals.   http://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/about-us/news-and-media/press-releases/trust-launches-new-dementia-strategy-to-improve-care-for-patients-with-dementia/

My Brain Book

My Brain Book, a free online resource for Dementia patients & their carers  http://www.mybrainbook.com/Anne-Marie Morris, Chief Executive Officer,  Brent Carers Centre, Willesden Medical Centre, 144 – 150 High Road, Willesden, NW10 2PTOnline support: www.carers.org/carers-space | www.babble.carers.org | www.matter.carers.org

Admiral Nursing Direct

Admiral Nursing Direct –  Dementia UK’s  website has useful information and tips for families and professionals about Admiral Nursing Direct :  https://www.dementiauk.org/understanding-dementia/Their Admiral Nursing DIRECT helpline is currently available 7 days a week  from 9:00am to 5:00pm, and two evenings a week on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.This is a free service and a free phone number: 0800 888 […]

NHS Patient Choices website for dementia

NHS Patient Choices website for dementia  – http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/dementia-guide/Pages/about-dementia.aspx

North-WEST London NHS Trust have signed up to John’s Campaign

North-WEST London NHS Trust have signed up to John’s Campaign, which provides family carers with the opportunity to have unrestricted visiting hours and the chance to take an active role in the care of their loved one if they are admitted to hospital.  It is optional, but if a carer wishes to take up this offer they […]

Twiddlemuffs

Twiddlemuffs:   As part of their drive to improve experience for dementia patients, the Trust would like to provide all their dementia patients with a ‘twiddlemuff’. A twiddlemuff is a woollen muff, with twiddles such as buttons, beads or zips attached inside and out and is designed to provide a stimulation activity for the restless hands of […]