GoodOaks News | 27 February 2024

What Dementia support is available to me in the Bedford area?

When a loved one has a diagnosis of Dementia, it can be a really worrying time.

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Navigating dementia can be overwhelming, but you’re not alone. Whether you’re seeking information on dementia-friendly community events, looking for respite care options, or simply in need of a supportive community to connect with, we hope to signpost you within our community. 

Dementia is not necessarily a specific disease but is usually the best term to describe an illness that affects someone’s ability to remember, make decisions or think correctly and can have a significant impact on their daily lives

Dementia Adventure is an award-winning charity with a vision for a more active and fulfilled life for everyone living with dementia. They provide supported holidays, dementia training for family and friends, and training for professionals and organisations. 

Memory in Beds can help and support your dementia journey in the Bedford area and have some brilliant resources to signpost you to specific help and support for those living with, and supporting those with the disease.

NHS Guidance This guide has information for people with dementia and their families and friends and includes help on what Dementia is, spotting the signs and what support is available to you. 

The Alzheimer’s Society Call: 0333 150 3456 to speak to their trained staff, every day from 9-5pm who are there to help and support you.  

Specialist Dementia Care. At GoodOaks we provide specialist Dementia care to people in their own homes. Our care enables people with dementia to live as normal a life as possible, maintaining a sense of independence and dignity. We can also provide Respite care which allows the loved ones caring for those people, to take a break and recharge. 

For more information, please call us for a friendly chat on Tel: 01234 395 100