Social support for people with dementia and their carers in Brent

Information about groups can change so we recommend checking days and times before making a journey.

  1. Dementia Cafes

    Dementia Cafés Coordinator Brent

    Supporting people living with dementia and their communities to create support services. Contact: Gabby Horecka 07904 202 517 or email:  gabby.horecka@ashfordplace.org.uk  For a map of Dementia Cafés in Brent click here

    • Dementia Café Cricklewood
      Tuesdays 2 – 4pm, Ashford Place, 60 Ashford Road, NW2 6TU.

    Join us at our Dementia Café in Ashford Place. Our aim is to provide people who live with dementia as well as other mental health issues, their carers and families an opportunity to gather in an informal, relaxed and friendly atmosphere and meet other people in similar circumstances. Free. For more information telephone: Danny Maher on 020 8208 8591.

    • Dementia Café Kingsbury run by Elders Voice
      Wednesdays 2-4pm, St Sebastian & St Pancras RC Church, Father O’Callaghan Centre, Hay Lane, Kingsbury NW9 0NG

    For further information please contact: Lynn Burling, Memory Café Project Worker 0208 968 8170 or email: lynnb@eldersvoice.org.uk

    • Dementia Café Kensal Green run by Elders Voice
      Fridays 11am-1pm, Elders Voice, 181 Mortimer Road, Kensal Green, NW10 5TN.

    This is a group for people with dementia and their carers/relatives. Activities include arts and crafts, quizzes, singing and relaxation, information sessions, support as and when you need it, a chance to chat with others, the opportunity to decide what activities you would like to see developed, refreshments.  For further information please contact: Lynn Burling, Memory Café Project Worker 0208 968 8170 or email: lynnb@eldersvoice.org.uk. We look forward to welcoming you.

    • Dementia Café North Wembley
      Thursdays 11am-1pm, St Cuthbert’s Church, 214 Carlton Ave West, North Wembley HA0 3QY

    Join us at our Dementia Café at St Cuthbert’s Church. Our aim is to provide people who live with dementia, their carers and families an opportunity to gather in an informal, relaxed and friendly atmosphere and meet other people in similar circumstances. Free. For more information telephone: 020 8904 8599 or email: admin@stcuths.org

    • Dementia Café Willesden Sports Centre
      Tuesdays 1-3pm, Willesden Sports Centre Donnington Road, Willesden, NW10 3QX

    A place for people with dementia and their carers to relax, socialise, do activities and get support. All ages are welcome. Free. Free parking. Contact: Jo de Souza 020 8955 1120 x 248 or email: HPAwillesden@1life.co.uk

    • Dementia Café run by City Mission Hub (Willesden)
      Mondays 10.30am – 1.30pm at 2 Scrubs Lane, College Park, London NW10 6RB

    You are welcome to join us at our Dementia Café.  We offer a social space for people with dementia and memory loss and their carers to relax, socialise, do activities and get support. Our free activities include weekly chair exercise (run by 1Life), singing sessions, games club, film club, plus much more. Refreshments & lunch available. For more information contact: 07939 997 677 or email: dementiaproject.cmh@outlook.com 

    • Memory Lounge Barnham Community Library
      Tuesdays 11.45-1.45pmUnit 4, 660 Harrow Road Wembley HA0 2HB.

    Memory Lounge for people with memory loss/dementia and their carers. Relaxing social, activities, art class, advice and support sessions and free chair yoga. Buses 18, 92, 182, 204 and H17 stop nearby. Free. For more information contact: Mrs Kawal Singh 07732 309 991 or email: mrskawalsingh@gmail.com

    • St Catherine’s Dementia Café
      Thursdays 11:00 am -1:00pm, St Catherine’s Church, Neasden Lane/ Dollis Hill Lane, London NW10 1QB

    A space for people with dementia and memory loss and their carers to relax, socialise, do activities and get support. For more information contact: Rob Harrison 07961 011040 st.catherines@gmx.com

    Dementia Support
    Every Monday, times vary, Chalkhill Community Centre, 113 Chalkhill Road, HA9 9FX. Repeating 14 week Cognitive Stimulation Therapy course (up to 6 participants at a time) for people with mild to moderate dementia. Free. Contact: Saira 07932 526 222

  2. Dementia Peer Support Project

    Dementia Peer Support Project run by Ashford Place
    Support available Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm

    Peer Support Group
    Tuesdays 11am-1pm – sharing of information and activities, Ashford Place, 60 Ashford Road, NW2 6TU

    Supporting people living with dementia to support each other. Suitable for people who have capacity to engage in a peer support role. Free. Contact:

    Amanda Cattini 020 8208 8591 or email: amanda.cattini@ashfordplace.org.uk

  3. For people caring for someone with dementia

    Sudbury Dementia Carers Support Group – Sudbury Methodist Church Wednesday 11am-1pm fortnightly, Sudbury Methodist Church, 809 Harrow Road, Wembley, HA0 2LP

    Support group for family or other carers of people with dementia. We are a group of family carers who help our relatives to live with dementia.  We share our experiences, and exchange information and ideas in an informal, friendly and supportive environment. Contact: Frank Arrojo 07867 903 917 or email:    frankj.arrojo@gmail.com

    Wembley Dementia Carers Support Group
    Fortnightly on Monday 1-3pm, St Erconwald’s Catholic Church,112 Carlton Ave East, Wembley, HA9 8NB

    Support group for family or other carers of people with dementia. We are a group of family carers who help our relatives to live with dementia.  We share our experiences, and exchange information and ideas in an informal, friendly and supportive environment. Contact: Frank Arrojo 07867 903 917 or email:   frankj.arrojo@gmail.com


    Willesden – Mental Health Carers Support Group

    Third Wednesday of the month 11am-1pm, Brent Carers Centre, Willesden Medical Centre, 144-150 High Road, Willesden NW10 2PT

    Monthly peer support group for carers of someone with a mental health condition. A relaxed and supportive environment. Free. For more information contact Brent Carers Centre on 020 3802 7070 or email: email@brentcarerscentre.org.uk

  4. Daycare

    Day centres with activities, lunch and often transport may be funded by Brent Council or privately from about £30 a day.

    • Asian People’s Disability Alliance
      Mon – Fri 10.30-2.30pm, Day Care and Development Centre, Alric Avenue, off Bruce Road, NW10 8RA.Offer collect and drop-off service at extra charge. For anyone with a disability or who is isolated including people with dementia, mild to moderate learning disability or mental health issues. Not profound needs, ie not 1-1 support. £60-£75 per day. Contact: Zeenat Dewa: 020 8459 1030 or email: daycare@apda.org.uk 

     

    • Elders Voice has day centres in Kensal Green on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Kingsbury on Mondays. Both offer activities such as movement to music, arts and crafts, yoga, singing and drama sessions. We offer massage on a fortnightly basis. Self-funded places from £40. Contact Dawn Clarke on 07455 784722 or email dawnc@eldersvoice.org.uk

     

    • Sudbury Neighbourhood Centre
      Monday – Friday 10.30-3.30pm. Activities may include art class, computer class, keep fit, knitting, music therapy, tai chi, quizzes, games, outings.
      Can also be paid for privately from £35. Phone 020 8908 1220 or email office@sudburyneighbourhoodcentre.co.uk

  5. Other support and information

    CAD-Brent

    A social campaigning group working towards a dementia friendly Brent. http://cad-brent.org.uk/

    Dementia Cafes Brent

    Supporting people living with dementia and their communities to create support services. Contact: Gabby Horecka 07904 202 517 or email:  gabby.horecka@ashfordplace.org.uk

    For a map of Dementia Services in Brent click here

    For a map of Dementia Cafés in Brent click here

News & Update

September 27, 2018
Dementia Voices 2018

People living with dementia call for greater awareness of dementia across all communities in Brent,...

    ADDRESS

    60 Ashford Rd, London NW2 6TU.

    PHONE

    020 8208 8591

    EMAIL

    info@cad-brent.org.uk

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