Dementia Help: Memory Service

For this year’s #AlzheimersAwarenessMonth, we're highlighting areas of help available in Sheffield.

The Sheffield Memory Service, rated outstanding by CQC, provides help to people in the area who may be experiencing memory loss or dementia. However, the team here also recognise that many people’s next of kin, friends and carers play a huge role in their lives, too. So, they also offer advice and information to ensure that people have everything they need to continue to support their loved one with confidence.

Based in the Longley Centre at the Northern General Hospital, the team consists of nurses, occupational therapists, support workers, doctors, psychologists, administration staff and auxiliary staff, who all deliver their service from a variety of community venues, including people’s own homes. Their work includes specialist assessment and diagnosis, prescribing medication, education, planning for the future and support groups.

To access the service, please ask your GP for a referral. People may also be referred through Liaison Psychiatry, neurology and geriatrics if they have been in general hospital.

If you’re unsure on how the service may help, you can take a look at the service eligibility and selection criteria here.

Get in touch

Call 0114 2716015 or email [email protected]