Information & Resources
Bristol Dementia Action Alliance has the aim of making Bristol the Dementia friendly city. Our director, John, is a trustee of this charity.
It's website offers help and advice to those living with Dementia, as well as their family and friends.
It's mission statement is as follows:
- We aim to enable Bristol to become a “Dementia Aware Community”
- We believe that people with Dementia have the right to a good quality of life and to remain independent in their local community.
- We believe that people with Dementia have the right to live well, engage in and contribute to their local communities as long as they wish to do so.
- We will address negative attitudes and raise awareness and understanding of Dementia.
Bristol Area Stroke Foundation provides advice, support and activities for people who have suffered a stoke and those indirectly affected by one.
Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service works with various partners from across Bristol, bringing them together to create personalised 'wellbeing plans' for those who use their service. They support GPs, other health professionals and carers to support people affected by dementia.
This service aims to provide support, guidance and help when, and where people want it – and in a way that suits them.
It offers assistance those diagnosed with dementia, as well as to people who are worried about their memory without a diagnosis. The Dementia Wellbeing Service offers information on memory, types of dementia and many more topics with options to translate the page in multiple languages.
Link Age is an award winning, nationally recognised charity, well known for it's campaigns to end loneliness amongst people over 55.
It creates a very successful 'What's on' booklet (focusing a cluster of postcodes per booklet), giving seniors the opportunity to socialise, pick back up, or learn a new hobby.
The website also has information on volunteering opportunities and explains the difference the charity has made through it's 'stories' about some of the older people they have helped.
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