Alzheimers Society Merton Dementia Hub
Alzheimer’s Society provides locally based services in a purpose-built, ground floor Hub with a dementia-friendly design, including bright, identifiable areas to help people who may have memory problems feel relaxed and welcome.
Our team of expert Dementia Advisers offer advice and support to people living with dementia and their family and friends from the moment of diagnosis. They can stay in touch with you and make regular contact with you.
If you have been diagnosed with dementia or are a relative or carer of someone who has, we can support and signpost you with:
- Information about dementia
- How to get help locally
- Staying independent
- Adaptations for your home
- Benefits and allowances that you may be entitled to
- Benefits, support and respite breaks for carers
- Activities and leisure opportunities
- Planning for the future, financial and legal issues
- Emotional support
- Specialist information for people under 65
We accept referrals from All GPs, health and social care professionals, memory clinics, and people can also self-refer simply by calling us on 020 8687 0922 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Services and Events at Merton Dementia Hub include:
- Activity Club: A sociable group offering varied activities including gardening, creative maths and arts/crafts, based on members’ wishes.
- Afternoon Café: A place to socialise, engage in activities and have access to chiropody, massage therapy, hairdresser and more.
- Blue Sky Café and Saturday Café: warm, friendly and understanding monthly social groups for people with dementia and carers together, offering entertainment and informal peer support.
- Oasis: a friendly monthly peer support group for people newly diagnosed.
- Carers support group: an evening peer support group for carers.
- Hubbits and Carers: a monthly activity group for people with dementia, running adjacent to a carers’ peer support group.
- Singing for the Brain: a stimulating and therapeutic sing-along session with instruments and popular songs, led by a trained musician.
- Table Tennis: fun, friendly and sociable: improves fitness and coordination.
- Young people with dementia and carers: an evening peer support group specifically for people diagnosed with dementia who are under the age of 65, and their carers.
- Dance class: in conjunction with Attic Theatre: including seated dancing.
- Sporting Memories: reminiscence and fun games with like-minded fans.
Who to contact
67, Whitford Gardens
- CR4 4AA