Dementia Services

Dementia Services in Kensington and Chelsea

What does it do?

We support people living with dementia or memory difficulties and their friends and family, both in groups and one-to-one. We also run education sessions on memory management and dementia for those wanting to know more.

We offer the following services:

Education and Awareness
Ageing Well: Informal sessions where we share tips on dealing with memory loss, play memory games and learn about dementia and healthy ageing.
 
Memory Courses: Structured courses on how ageing affects memory and tips for memory management, delivered by the Kensington & Chelsea Memory Service.
 
Group support
My Memories Café: Monthly gatherings for people with memory difficulties and their friends and family. All are welcome to socialise and relax over tea and refreshments.
Trips and outings: Monthly visits to museums, galleries, parks and restaurants for people with dementia.
 
Men’s group: Supporting older men with dementia in RBKC but is also open to male carers and volunteers.
 
Young at Heart: Our Young at Heart group has been set up to support younger people with memory loss or a diagnosis of dementia. We meet every month.
 
Exercise for the Mind: Twelve week exercise course for people with dementia and memory loss. 
 
One to one support
Dementia Support: Weekly visits supporting people with dementia to pursue their interests, maintain independence and retain social contacts.
 
Dementia Advisor: Support for people recently diagnosed with dementia and their friends and family to navigate local services.
Contact us
For further information contact the Dementia Services team on 020 3181 0002 or email us at dementia@aukc.org.uk

Education and Awareness

Ageing Well:Informal sessions where we share tips on dealing with memory loss, play memory games and learn about dementia and healthy ageing.

Memory Courses:Structured courses on how ageing affects memory and tips for memory management, delivered by the Kensington & Chelsea Memory Service.

Group support

My Memories Café:Monthly gatherings for people with memory difficulties and their friends and family. All are welcome to socialise and relax over tea and refreshments.

Trips and outings:Monthly visits to museums, galleries, parks and restaurants for people with dementia.

Men’s group:Supporting older men with dementia in RBKC, as well as male carers and volunteers.

Young At Heart:Our Young At Heart group has been set up to support younger people with memory loss or a diagnosis of dementia. It meets every month.

Exercise for the Mind:Twelve week exercise course for people with dementia and memory loss.

One to one support

Dementia Support:Weekly visits supporting people with dementia to pursue their interests, maintain independence and retain social contacts.

Dementia Advisor:Support for people recently diagnosed with dementia and their friends and family to navigate local services.

 

Who it is for?

If you, or anyone you know, are:
  • Over the age of 50 
  • Living in Kensington & Chelsea 
  • Have a diagnosis of dementia or are worried about memory 
  • A family member or a friend of someone with dementia 
  • Want to know more about memory issues 

then please get in touch with us, as we may be able to help.

Where it is available?

Local service (Kensington and Chelsea).

How to access or apply for it:

Simply contact us

What to expect then:

A member of staff will guide you through the process

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

05/04/2016