Help for people with dementia
There are lots of organisations that support people with dementia and their families.
Community Action on Dementia (CAD) Brent
CAD-Brent is a charity which was launched recently and is supported by other charities, community representatives, faith groups, businesses, the police, fire brigade, Brent Council and Brent CCG.
You can read CAD-Brent’s report here Living with Dementia in today's community: Brent(.pdf, 2.03MB).
The cafés offer a social environment for people with dementia and their carers to discuss memory loss and the impact that this has on their lives. During these sessions, you can participate in a range of activities, receive peer support and information and advice.
Dementia cafés are offered in:
- Kingsbury - Father O’Callaghan Hall, St Sebastian and St Pancras R.C. Church, Hay Lane, Kingsbury Green NW9 0NG
- Wembley - St. Cuthbert’s Church, Carlton Avenue West, North Wembley HA0 3QY
- Cricklewood - Ashford Place, 60 Ashford Road, Cricklewood, London NW2 6TU
- Kensal Green, Elders Voice M Café, 181 Mortimer Road, Kensal Green, London, NW10 5T
You can find the dates for upcoming cafe sessions and other dementia groups here.
Brent Carers’ Centre
Brent Carers’ Centre provide information and support for those caring for people with dementia, including respite services. You can contact the team on 020 3802 7070, or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit them at The Willesden Medical Centre, 144-150 High Road, Willesden, NW10 2PT.