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MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESSES

AGE RELATED MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESSES

Advice & information at Age Uk

AGE UK’s Advice and Information Service is conducting outreach sessions at Gloucester House.   The team can assist you with all issues affecting your quality of life; the service is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. The advice line number is 0116 2992233 which is open from 1.30pm – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.  If wish to arrange a private meeting please call Rhonda Fazackerley on 01664 410253.

ALZHEIMERS:

Alzheimers.org works to improve the quality of life of people affected by Dementia and Alzheimer’s, including carers and health professionals.  Services include day care, home care and befriending services and reliable up-to-date information to assist with every aspect of living with this conditions.   Leicester branch Telephone: 0116 231 1111.

Ageuk   Formerly known as Age Concern, Age UK offer a Carers Support Group run jointly with the Alzheimers Disease Society for carers of older people with dementia.    Leicester and Rutland Branch Tel: 0116 2992233.

Alzheimers Carers Support Group  This is a Melton Mowbray drop in and Social Group.  Contact Lynn Orridge, Dementia Support Worker Telephone: 01664 561244.

Carers.org    Leicester Carers Centre offers support for carers in their local community.  Find information, advice and emotional support to help alleviate isolation and stress.  Call the Leicester Centre on 0116 2510999.

Helping Hands Home Care  Live in care specialists – full-time home care solution which allows loved ones to stay in familiar surroundings.  One to one, personal home care service for Dementia and Alzheimer’s and other long term conditions.  Telephone: 0808 1802266 for details of Leicester branch.

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