Support for Carers

Caring for someone with dementia can be hugely challenging, physically and emotionally. We support the friends and family caring for someone with dementia in a number of ways.

Lewisham Dementia Support for Carers

Individual support and information

We offer:

  • Tailored information about dementia to assist you in your caring role.
  • Support with accessing services in the local community.
  • Carers groups and mutual support.
  • Help with planning for the future.
  • Help with understanding and accessing what you are legally entitled to as a carer.

Group workshops

Our workshops provide information about dementia, with a focus on the individual experience of the person with dementia. They are a chance to meet and share experiences with other dementia carers in similar situations.

Carers will find out more about:

  • Understanding dementia – including benefits and support.
  • The experience of dementia and the impact on the person.
  • Meeting the emotional needs of the person with dementia.

Personalised coaching at home

Our home-coaching service focuses on your own experiences, challenges and needs as the carer of a person with dementia.

Coaching is available for individual carers or family groups to help you make the changes necessary to care for someone with dementia.

Contact us

Our services are available to carers of people diagnosed with dementia living in the London Borough of Lewisham who are known to Lewisham Dementia Support Hub.

There is no charge for services from the Lewisham Dementia Support Hub.

To access support, refer someone to the service or for general enquiries:

Telephone

020 3228 5960

Email

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