Peer support

Objective 5: Development of structured peer support and learning networks.

The aim of these new networks is to provide local peer support for people with dementia and their carers – and to enable them to take an active role in shaping their local services.

Early diagnosis: audio with Martin Freeman and Alistair Burns

In this short audio clip, Martin Freeman, regional lead on dementia in the South West of England, talks to National Clinical Director for Dementia Alistair Burns about the importance of early diagnosis. Find out about the Dementia Challenge. listen to … Read more → – Early diagnosis: audio with Martin Freeman and Alistair Burns

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A guide to setting up a memory café

This guidance written by David Light and Jim Delves explains what a memory café is and offers tips on how to set up and deliver one. Read more → – A guide to setting up a memory café

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UK directory of memory cafés

This online directory, developed by Andy Francis, enables anyone to locate a Memory café or Alzheimer’s café in the UK by region or county. Read more → – UK directory of memory cafés

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Peer support demonstrator sites

The peer support demonstrator sites will assess different ways of delivering this new type of service efficiently. Read more → – Peer support demonstrator sites

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