0300 012 0231

MENU menu

Close close menu

Dementia and Alzheimer's Resources

Useful Links

Alzheimer’s Society

Provides the National Dementia Helpline and online information and support.


Alzheimer's Society - Find support near you

Use our dementia directory to find local support services for people with dementia and their carers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Dementia UK

Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through the Admiral Nurse service.


Kirklees Dementia Hub

The Kirklees Dementia Hub is an information and advice service for people living with Dementia, carers and family members. We provide information on local and national organisations available to help and support you.


Admiral Nurses

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses. Continually supported and developed by Dementia UK, they provide life-changing support for families affected by all forms of dementia – including Alzheimer’s disease. Telephone number 01484 343126 


Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire

Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire offer a respite or sitting service & also delivers groups for people with dementia.

Telephone number: 01484 537036



CLEAR or Community Links provide activities for people living with dementia. Telephone number: 01484 519097 


Community Plus

A Kirklees service, Community Links they will help find groups you can attend and also go with you the first time if you need them to. Telephone number: 01484 225224


Dementia Friends

Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition. Please contact or telephone 07906 296198 for details of local events arranged by Dementia Friends.


Dementia Talking Point

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with dementia? Join Dementia Talking Point to share experiences with other people affected by dementia.


Denby Dale Centre

The Denby Dale Centre hosts regular groups for people with early to mid stages of dementia. Telephone number: 01484 860077


A New Dementia-Friendly TV Service

The charity My Life Films have launched a new dementia-friendly TV service and offer free access to the service for a 3-month period. This can be used by people with dementia anywhere in the UK either in care homes or private residences and is basically Netflix for people living with dementia. There is a variety of content including animal and nature programmes, gardens, feelgood programmes, lots of quizzes, archive news, popular tv shows from 1960s & 1970s and more. This is a not-for-profit service and launched by charity My Life Films who specialise in using filmmaking to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. The charity are offering this service free for three months and then a £4 per month subscription. More information here:



Help and support for people with dementia


Happy Memories Dementia Support Group

The Happy Memories Group and The Thursday Friends Group are weekly activity groups for people with a dementia-type illness and their carers. They are active, lively groups, with activities designed to stimulate and exercise both body and mind.


Hoot Creative

HOOT creative arts hold regular creative groups for people with dementia - and their carers. Telephone number: 01484 516224


The Kirkwood

Kirkwood Hospice provides emotional & peer support as well as pre & post bereavement support for people with a life-limiting illness (and their carers). Telephone number: 01484 557910


Together Living Well with Dementia Support Group

This group led by professionals and dedicated volunteers meets every Friday between 10.30am and 2.30pm, supporting people with memory problems and other related symptoms.


Useful Articles: