Coronavirus: The Alzheimers Society have published a very useful toolkit, containing 5 top tips on how to support people with dementia in the community during the coronavirus pandemic. This may be useful for the many volunteers who are now supporting their local communities whether via mutual covid19 support groups, or just their neighbour next-door. To access this toolkit, please click here.
Living with dementia at any time brings challenges. Coronavirus is making daily life much harder. But Haywards Heath Town Council and Alzheimer's Society want you to know you are not alone. If you need support and advice, call the Dementia Connect support line on 0333 150 3456
Dementia advisers are there for you. Phone support is available 7 days per week
Monday to Wednesday 9am – 8pm
Thursday and Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm.
Know Dementia - If you have dementia, are a carer, or know someone who may need a little extra support we are here to advise, help or simply provide a friendly listening ear.
Know Dementia are available to hlep on 01273 494300.
Additionally Dementia UK can help if you have any concerns about caring for someone with dementia through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please call the dementia specialist Admiral Nurses on our Helpline, on 0800 888 6678 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Helpline is open seven days a week, 9am-9pm Monday to Friday, and 9am-5pm on weekends. https://www.dementiauk.org/dementia-uk-coronavirus-advice/