Demential & Alzheimer's
The Alzheimer's Society is a support charity and helpline providing information, advice, guidance and support to anyone worried or affected by Dementia.
Tel: 0333 150 3456
Age Concern Cowplain
The Age Concern Borrow Centre at Cowplain aims to support the older people in the community, providing a friendly environment to help prevent social isolation and actively promote wellbeing and independence. Offering a range of activities and services including: Lunch Club, Memory Cafe, basic IT, keep fit, Mature Movers, table tennis, podiatry, manicurist, Macular Group, carers support group and a befriending service.
Tel: 023 9226 6423
Alzheimer Café UK
An Alzheimer Cafe (AC) is an informal gathering of people affected by and/or interested in learning about dementia. The monthly gatherings are for the purpose of education, discussion and the exchanging of information about Dementia but also opportunities to socialise and meet others.
Tel: 07938 175002
Andover Mind - Mental health and Dementia support
Andover Mind is a local mental health charity offering mental health support, information, advice. Services include:
- Aldershot Safe Haven and North and Mid-Hampshire Safe Haven - offering support to those in a crisis in a calm, safe and confidential space.
- Carer support service
- Dementia advice service
- Wellbeing centres
Tel: 0300 5000 907 (Advice Line)
Tel: 01264 332297 (Dementia advice)
Creative Mojo - Chichester & Havant
Creative Mojo provides art activities for older people and adults with learning and physical disabilities and mental health issues. We also specialise in creating bespoke classes for people with dementia.
Tel: 07539 225144
Dementia Friendly Hampshire
We want Hampshire to be a county where people affected by dementia can live a good life, with opportunities to participate in and contribute to their communities and be valued for who they are.
Tel: 07557 653229
Dementia Support - Hampshire & IOW
Dementia Support - Hampshire & IOW provides free emotional support, information and signposting to anyone and everyone living with dementia in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Helpline is available Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm.
Tel: 0344 324 6589
Hampshire Neurological Alliance
The Hampshire Neurological Alliance is an organisation providing information, support, advice and advocacy to people with neurological conditions. There are over 140 neurological conditions, including Alzheimer's, Autism, Bells Palsy, Brain injury, Cerebral Palsy, Huntington's Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson's and Stroke.
Tel: 07847 794937
Hayling Island Community Centre
Local venue that supports and provides community activities on Hayling Island for people of all ages, abilities and interests.
The Hayling Island Community Centre is home to many clubs and groups including Bridge, short mat bowls, Zumba, table tennis, badminton, drawing & painting, Tai Chi, yoga, Latin & Ballroom dancing, WI and Memory Cafe.
The Community Centre Pantry, access is through membership, members make a contribution of £5 per visit.
Tel: 023 9246 7545
My Home Helper
Online, digital memory aid and communication device for people living with cognitive impairments such as Dementia.
The simple to use tablet computer doesn't need any interaction from the user, all the features simply appear without them having to touch or press anything. The device can be maintained from wherever you are via the myhomehelper website.
Features include calendar clock, diary, reminders, auto-answer video calling, photos, news, messages, talking text and more.
Please note that charges apply - see website for details.
Tel: 01482 217285
Recapture Life CIC
Recapture Life CIC was set up for people with mild to moderate dementia and their friends and families. We provide 3- and 1-hour groups for people with dementia, which gives their carers an opportunity for respite. Through these groups we offer Cognitive Stimulation Therapy which can slow the progression of dementia. They are fun, stimulating groups that also aim to prevent social isolation.
Please note that charges may apply - please contact service for more information.
Tel: 07821 666480
Get Up and Go East Hampshire
New range of exciting physical activity sessions are coming soon to the East Hampshire district. Open to residents of East Hampshire who are living with a physical or mental health condition and their friends and family. We want anybody who feels they might benefit from these activities to join in, so go on, get up and go enjoy something new.
Activities to include tai chi, yoga, Pilates, Zumba God and dementia friendly walking football.
Winton House Centre
The Winton House Centre provides services and facilities for the local community, particularly older people, in the interests of improving quality of life. We do this by offering a variety of services to reduce social isolation, to make it easy for people to access local information and resources. We tend to focus on the needs of older people, but Winton House is here for everyone. Regular activities include: memory cafe, over-65s outings and bingo.
Tel: 01730 266046
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Hampshire is part of a network of 144 Carer Centres in the UK. The network is co-ordinated by The Carers Trust (formally PRTC).
The work we do is varied and is tailored to the needs of each individual carer. Our focus is on giving carers accurate and up-to-date information on anything from disability aids to benefits claims as well as emotional support. We also run special support groups, act as carers’ advocates, liaise with Social Services, GPs, hospitals and the Benefits Agency amongst others and offer free counselling to carers by way of qualified voluntary counsellors.
All of our services are completely confidential and free of charge.
The work we do is varied and is tailored to the needs of each individual carer.
Our service includes:
- Information, advice and guidance
- Advocacy and representation
- Liaison with statutory bodies
- Access to training and education
- Support groups
- Carer's clinics
- Carer's hubs
- Opportunities for respite
- Regular support groups
- Free counselling by way of voluntary qualified counsellors
- Regular newsletters
- A listening ear
- Emergency Planning for Carers
Tel: 0800 169 1577