Helping primary care to support people with dementia

Sandwell Dementia Roadmap

Use the Sandwell Dementia Roadmap to find information about local dementia services in Sandwell and view them on a map.

Read about the local support networks and care providers for people with dementia. Learn about care and support assessments in Sandwell.

If you are worried about your memory, you can visit your GP who can then refer you to the Sandwell Memory Assessment Service.

Find out about Coronavirus support in Sandwell, view a map of local support services and read about keeping safe whilst self-isolating. Sandwell Council also has information about coronavirus support at

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Living with Dementia in Sandwell

In Sandwell there are about 3,700 people living with dementia. That number is expected to double over the next 30 years. Usually dementia occurs in people who are 56 or over, however younger people can develop the condition. Find out more.
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Sandwell Dementia Action Alliance

The Sandwell Dementia Action Alliance is made up of organisations that operate across Sandwell and are working towards creating dementia friendly communities to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers. Find out more.
Summary of the Sandwell Better Lives Dementia Strategy 2019-2025

Sandwell Dementia Strategy

Sandwell dementia strategy sets out 9 promises for people in Sandwell, including improving diagnosis, helping people with dementia to live well in their community and providing better support for carers. Read more Download the Sandwell dementia strategy | PDF format
Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research forms part of the Governments Dementia strategy and is a service that delivers opportunities for people to see what studies are taking place both in their local area and nationally and connecting researchers with them.
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Sandwell Dementia Navigators

Sandwell Dementia Navigators is a service for people living with dementia and their families, carers and supporters. The service is accepting new referrals by telephone on 0121 553 6483 choose option 6 and by downloading and completing this referral form.
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In Sandwell we aim to help people live well with dementia. We support people who need help to stay in their own homes and we encourage people to use services which enable them to live independently rather than go into hospital or a care home. Read more.
Dementia Pathfinders

Dementia Pathfinders

Dementia Pathfinders is a social enterprise delivering education and learning for people working in the dementia care field and providing therapeutic care and support for people with dementia and their families.

Recently added local services for people with dementia and their carers

  • West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource CentreThe West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre deliver quality services that improve life opportunities including care of vulnerable people, education, health and wellbeing, training and creating voluntary and paid employment opportunities.Thomas Street, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 6LY 0121 525 9177
  • Sandwell Dementia NavigatorsSandwell Dementia Navigators, a partnership between Crossroads, Agewell and Dementia Pathfinders, is for people living with dementia and their families.0121 553 6483 (choose option 6)
  • Sandwell Dementia Action AllianceThe Sandwell Dementia Action Alliance is made up of organisations that operate across Sandwell and are working towards creating dementia friendly communities to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers.01543 255955
  • Crossroads – Training for Family CarersA person living with dementia may need skilled handling, especially if they have other disabilities or injuries. We offer Manual Handling training to family carers to help maintain your own safety and wellbeing whilst caring for your loved one. Our training is held in our ...0121 553 6483 (option 5)
  • Sandwell Community NavigatorsSandwell Community Navigators, a partnership of local organisations, deliver wellbeing support services to residents - including those with dementia and carers of someone with dementia - across Sandwell.0121 558 5555
  • BUDS befriending serviceThe BUDS befriending service offers the opportunity for a person with dementia to receive a weekly visit for a couple of hours from a volunteer. Befriending can help to improve the well-being of a person with dementia and offers valuable respite time for a carer.0121 565 3721
  • BUDS talking therapy serviceBetter Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell (BUDS) free and confidential counselling service is available to unpaid family carer’s of people living with dementia in Sandwell. If you would like to book a session or find out more information please telephone the office on 0121 565 3721.0121 565 3721
  • BUDS training, advice and information serviceBetter Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell (BUDS) provide training for a range of professionals, families and organisations to increase their understanding of dementia. Provides advice on practical skills to support someone through their journey with dementia.0121 565 3721
  • BUDS activity sessionsBetter Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell (BUDS) provide people diagnosed with dementia the opportunity to socialise, receive support and take part in a variety of creative and stimulating activities. Activities are varied and focus on one to one and group activities.0121 565 3721
  • Murray Hall Community TrustMurray Hall Community Trust vs Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis – You are not alone, we are here for you. During these unprecedented times, Murray Hall want to reassure all our local children, young people, adults and communities, partners and funders that we remain committed to providing ...01902 826513
  • St Albans Community AssociationSt Albans is a charity providing a wide range of services to the local community. We pride ourselves on the warm, welcoming environment, with caring staff, who understand the needs of those who use the services available. We provide services for older and vulnerable adults, ...St Albans Road Smethwick West Midlands B67 7NL0121 558 0018
  • Trinity View Residential Care HomeTrinity View is a residential care home that is registered to support a maximum of 8 residents. The home specialises in care for individuals with mental health conditions, Dementia and also care for over 65’s. Trained staff at Trinity View provide  high quality personal care ...Trinity View Care Home, 68 South Road, Smethwick B67 7BP, UK0121 558 0962
  • The Shrubbery Residential Care HomeThe Shrubbery is a residential care home that supports a maximum of 28 residents. The home provides specialist care in mental health conditions, Dementia and care for over 50’s. Trained staff give high quality personal care to all residents whilst respecting the individual choices, preferences ...The Shrubbery, Wood Green Road, Wednesbury, West Midlands WS10 9QS, UK0121 556 8899
  • The Beeches Residential Care HomeThis beautiful Victorian property was converted many years ago to accommodate 17 elderly residents in a friendly and comfortable setting. Occupants of The Beeches have bespoke rooms which are designed to meet their needs, and many feature en-suite bathrooms. The Beeches offer the highest quality ...17 Waterfall Lane, Rowley Regis B65 0BL, UK0121 559 5055
  • Tendercare Residential HomeWe are a residential care home in Oldbury, West Midlands for elderly and dementia patients. At Tendercare our aim is to provide our residents with the dignity, care and attention they deserve. Our staff are all fully trained to deal with the demands of elderly ...Tendercare Home Ltd, 237-239 Oldbury Rd, Rowley Regis B65 0PP, UK0121 561 4984
  • Stonewater Housing – Sheltered AccommodationSt Davids Court is a Retirement Living scheme with a total of 31 one bedroom flats located either on the ground floor, first floor or second floor (a lift services first and second floor accommodation).St Davids Court, Birmingham Street, Oldbury B69 4DU, UK0121 552
  • Roxburgh House Residential Care HomeLocated in the popular outskirts of Cradley Heath in the West Midlands, Roxburgh House is a friendly care home, with 44 beds, offering residential and residential dementia care. Living with us A favourite setting at Roxburgh House care home is the lovely dementia-friendly decked area ...Roxburgh House Care Home, Reddal Hill Road, Cradley Heath B64 5JE, UK01384 411029 and 0333 999 8614
  • Pegasus Residential Care HomePegasus Care supports adults aged 18 – 65 with learning disabilities, acquired brain injuries, sensory loss, eating disorders, physical disabilities and complex needs. Residential and respite care is provided in a small 12 bed registered care home, within West Bromwich. The home offers a warm, ...67 Beeches Rd, West Bromwich B70 6HQ, UK0121 553 2900
  • Matthias House Residential HomeMatthias house is a residential care home that can support a maximum of 33 residents, it is in an urban location and specialises in care for adults above 65 and inviduals who have Dementia. For an Overview and CQC report visit the websiteMatthias House, 107 Dudley Road, Tipton DY4 8DJ, UK0121 530 3000
  • Kelvedon House – Residential HomeKelvedon House in Wednesbury is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built 52-bed care home split into four units, situated across the road from Brunswick Park. Kelvedon House specialises in supporting people with a range of conditions including dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Autism/ASD, Bipolar/manic depression and many more. The home ...10 Clarkson Road, Wednesbury WS10 9AY, UK0121 505 7775
  • Karenza- Alcohol related Young Onset DementiaKarenza specialises in care of those with dementia – in particular alcohol related dementia, and other mental illnesses. The home is designed to be a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, which focuses on home comforts. With only 8 beds, the residents get to know each other ...14 Waterfall Lane, Rowley Regis, West Midlands B65 0BL, UK0121 561 1737
  • Karam Court Residential Care HomeKaram Court Care Home has been purpose-built to offer a flexible environment for personal elderly care, specialising in solutions for adults diagnosed with dementia. Stylish and contemporary furnishings combine with picturesque gardens to make this a satisfying place to spend a retirement, with carers available ...Highbury Road, Off Mallin Street , Smethwick, West Midlands B66 1QX0121 558 8007
  • Hall Green Residential Care HomeCare Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 62 Service User.  Demenita, old age, Alzheimer’s care categories. For an Overview and CQC report visit the websiteHall Green Care Home, 107 Hall Green Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 3JT, UK01215670020
  • Grafton Lodge Residential HomeCare Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 35 Service User.  Specialist Care Category:  Alzheimer’s. For an Overview and CQC report visit the websiteGrafton Lodge, Grafton Road, Oldbury B68 8BJ, UK0121 559 3889
  • Fountain Court Residential UnitResidential care for older people with mental health issues.  Older people with mental health issues aged 55yrs +.  16 places. For an Overview and CQC Report visit the websiteFountain Court Millpool Way, Bearwood, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 4HW0121 565 2427
  • Dingle Meadows Residential Care HomeDingle Meadow is a purpose-built care home, located within a peaceful residential area of Oldbury in the West Midlands, residential care and residential memory care for those living with dementia. The extensively trained team will deliver all the specialist care and support services that loved ...Goldencrest Drive, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 2DQ, UK0121 552 9355
  • Caldene Residential Rest HomeWelcome to Caldene Rest Home. We’re here to make life easier, more settled and altogether better. Caldene Rest Home provides residential, dementia and respite care for 27 persons. We offer expert care and support to people with a wide range of conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke, heart ...Caldene Rest Home 27 Beeches Road, West Bromwich B70 6QE 0121 500 5664
  • Bloomfield Court Residential HomeBloomfield Court in Tipton is a contemporary residential care home set in modern and comfortable surroundings. Bloomfield Court offers first class care and facilities with en-suite rooms for up to 47 residents, in a light and spacious setting. At Anchor, we have a long history ...Anchor - Bloomfield Court care home, 27 Central Avenue, Tipton DY4 9RR, UK0121 521 5747
  • Beechcroft Residential Care HomeBeechcroft care home is in Oldbury, west of Birmingham. The home provides residential and nursing care, with a visiting doctor, dentist, chiropodist and community nurse. There is a suite specially reserved for respite care. The home provides care for up to 50 older people and ...Beechcroft Home Salop Drive, Oldbury B68 9AG0121 429 2993
  • Bartholamew Lodge Nursing HomeWelcome to Bartholamew Lodge Nursing Home. We’re here to make life easier, more settled and altogether better. Bartholamew Lodge Nursing Homeprovides residential, nursing, dementia, palliative, respite and physical disability care for up to 30 persons. We offer expert care and support to people with a wide ...Bartholomew Lodge, 1 Trouse Lane, Wednesbury WS10 7HR, UK0121 502 1606
  • Woodgreen Nursing HomeWoodgreen Nursing Home located in Wednesbury has been at the heart of the community for many years. A recent extension has improved the accommodation and the environment forming a central courtyard to which many of the rooms have direct access. For an Overview and CQC ...27 Wood Green Road, Wednesbury, Birmingham, West Midlands, WS10 9AX0121 556 0381
  • The Gables Nursing HomeAbsolute Healthcare (Central) Ltd is an experienced local care operator with over twenty years of experience in the care home sector. The Gables is the newest addition to their group of care homes in the West Midlands. The company is a firm believer in the ...The Gables Nursing Home, Nursing Home, 1595 Wolverhampton Road, Oldbury B69 2BJ, UK0121 544 3988
  • Ryland View Nursing HomeRyland View is situated in the friendly residential area of Tipton, close to the town of Dudley. The home is made up of five well equipped specialist houses and surrounded by mature landscaped gardens with raised flowerbeds. Each house has it’s own pretty, secure courtyard ...Ryland View Nursing Home - Advinia Health Care, Arnhem Way, Tipton, West Midlands DY4 7HR, UK0121 520 1577
  • Princess Lodge Nursing HomePrincess Lodge was purchased in August 2009 and after an extensive refurbishment reopened to accommodate residents of Sandwell and neighbouring authorities in January 2010. In 2011 the home was extended to provide nursing care for up to 36 residents in a truly first-class environment. For ...Princess Lodge Nursing Home 11 High Street, Princes End, Tipton DY4 9HU 0121 557 1176
  • Parkside Nursing HomeAt Parkside nursing home in Tipton, they build their care and activity plans around individuals, supporting and encouraging people to be happy, cared for and fulfilled. The specialist home provides care for adults living with neuro-disabilities, brain injury, stroke, mental ill-health and dementia. Residents at ...Parkside 1a Tibbington Terrace, Tipton, Birmingham, DY4 9HJ0121 521 5000
  • Lyndon Hall – Nursing HomeLocated in a peaceful residential area in West Bromwich, Lyndon Hall is a purpose-built care home with 80 beds, offering nursing, residential memory and nursing memory care for those living with dementia. Living with us A friendly home, Lyndon Hall care home offers Residents the ...Lyndon Hall Care Home Malvern Close, off All Saints Way, West Bromwich B71 1PP 0121 500 5777
  • Hilltop Lodge Nursing HomeHilltop Lodge pride themselves on providing the very highest standard of care through the combination of modern facilities with traditional family-orientated values – this ethos is extended into the lifestyle of the residents. From playing the latest games on the iPad to sit-down yoga, the ...Hilltop Lodge Nursing Home, 93 Hill Top, West Bromwich B70 0PX, UK0121 556 3322
  • Dovedale Court Nursing HomeFull of charm and character, Dovedale Court is a friendly care home located just outside the lovely market town of Wednesbury in the West Midlands, which offers nursing and residential memory care for those living with dementia. The extensively trained team will deliver all the ...Dovedale Court Care home Holyhead Road, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 7PZ 0121 502 6444
  • Bridgewood Mews Nursing HomeLocated in Tipton, Bridgewood Mews is a specialist nursing care home for adults with complex needs. Service users live in two 10-bedded units, Telford and Brindley. Each unit has a dining room and lounge, with an activity room on Telford and a quiet room on ...Bridgewood Mews Complex Needs Care Home - Exemplar Health Care, 38 Bridge Road, Tipton DY4 0JW, UK0121 522 5780
  • Bearwood Nursing HomeBearwood Nursing Home in Smethwick is registered to give nursing and personal care to up to 63 people, many of whom are elderly or have dementia. Trained staff treat people with dignity and respect. People, wherever possible, are involved in planning and making decisions about ...Bearwood Nursing Home, 86 Bearwood Road, Smethwick B66 4HN, UK0121 558 8509
  • The Poplars Nursing HomeOur home, with 51 beds, is family-run, but enjoys the visionary leadership of a corporate, with a major 3.5m investment currently being undertaken on site. Culturally sensitive, Poplars endeavors to embrace personal faith and dietary preferences within it’s gold standard of individualised nursing excellence. Central ...The Poplars Nursing Home 66 South Road, Smethwick B67 7BP 0121 558 0962
  • Ash Lodge Nursing HomeStaff at Ash Lodge recognise and promote each individual’s privacy, dignity, lifestyle preferences, their right to make choices and the right to participate in their own care. Staff believe that ageing is a natural and normal life process. Age does not limit or change a ...Ash Lodge Nursing Home, 135 Londonderry Lane, Smethwick B67 7EL, UK0121 558 9808
  • Sandwell Memory Assessment ServiceIf you are worried about your memory, you can visit your GP who can then refer you to the Sandwell Memory Assessment Service. The Sandwell Memory Assessment Service has been developed to provide a high quality assessment and diagnostic service for people aged 45 years ...Edward Street Hospital, Edward Street, West Bromwich, UK0121 612 8219
  • AS-Suffa Outreach FoodbankIf you are self-isolating with Coronavirus symptoms and over the age of 65, contact us to arrange a food pack delivery on 07835 487124 or 0121 285 2777.156 High Street, Birmingham, B6 4UX07835 487124 or 0121 285 2777
  • The Sikh Soup KitchenThe Sikh Soup Kitchen Every Friday and Saturday 6-7pm Outside the Library, Soho Road Volunteers Welcome  Soho Road, Birmingham B21 9DP, UK
  • The Lighthouse – Edward Street HospitalThe Lighthouse is a community resource centre for people with dementia and their loved ones, The Lighthouse has a range of resources to support people to live well with dementia and stay independent for longer. Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust is proud of the Community ...Edward Street Hospital, Edward Street, West Bromwich B70 8NL, UK0845 146 1800
  • Mindful Gifts DarlastonMindful Gifts CIC was born from the desire to provide a solution to buying suitable gift ideas for people with dementia and enabling people with dementia to take part in meaningful activities. Our 1950s themed shop is in Darlaston, Walsall and is well worth a visit ...1 Church Street, Wednesbury, West Midlands WS10 8DS, UK01922 495994
  • Alzheimer’s Society Dementia ConnectA specialist telephone based information and navigation service. A person can be referred to us through our newly developed safe, quick, electronic referral route for all health and society professionals. Specially trained Dementia Advisers will complete an assessment of their needs and provide the right ...Tricorn House, Birmingham B16 8TU,
  • Handyperson Scheme for residents in SandwellDLM Building and Maintenance are proud to have been selected to provide the Minor Adaptations and Handyperson Service on behalf of Sandwell Council and Walsall Council. Examples of The Minor Adaptation Service include, but are not limited to; Supply and installation of grab rails Hand ...196 Oldbury Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 9DP, United Kingdom0800 032 2080
  • Edward Street HospitalAt Edward Street Hospital, the Trust provide 24 hour care and support to older people with mental health needs such as dementia, depression and anxiety. The site has two inpatient wards: Salter and Chance. Chance Ward provide support for older people with mental health needs ...Edward Street Hospital, Edward Street, West Bromwich, UK0845 1461800
  • ‘Albion Memories’ at West Bromwich Albion Football ClubWest Bromwich Albion invites older fans battling dementia to its stadium each week for talks that serve to stir fading memories and help them escape the loneliness that often accompanies the disease. ‘Albion Memories’ uses football, and particularly the club’s heritage and history, to help ...West Bromwich Albion Football Club, Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, UK
  • Agewell Kingfisher Dementia ServicesKingfisher Buddies is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and is a service provided by Agewell and fellow Community Interest Company, Dementia Pathfinders, which supports older people across Sandwell who are living with dementia. The three year project recognises that seeking and receiving a ...Rounds Green Library, Martley Road, Oldbury, UK0121 796 9333
  • CAP (Community Action Project) Day Care CentreThe CAP Day Care Centre provides care and support to people with dementia over the age of 60, helping them to live independent lives. Activities run on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and include arts and craft sessions, access to ICT, access to a library, ...14-16 Windmill Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3LX0121 565 3273
  • AgewellAgewell provides advice, guidance and a range of quality services to help older people stay socially connected, healthier and living independently for as long as possible. We also support family members in their caring role.Rounds Green Library, Martley Road, Oldbury B69 1DZ, UK0121 796 9333
  • BUDS – Better Understanding of Dementia for SandwellBetter Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell (BUDS) is an independent charity which provides services for people diagnosed with Dementia, their Carers and families within the Borough of Sandwell. BUDS offer a variety of activities and services across Sandwell including activity groups, day services, befriending, talking therapy and training and advice.142 George Road, Oldbury, West Midlands B68 9LN, UK0121 565 3721
  • Rhythm for Wellbeing – OldburyBeat It work with groups of people in the community to share music-making, their primary focus is on people who are living with dementia and their carers. Rhythm for Wellbeing - Oldbury is for people living with memory loss and mild dementia and their carers. The group takes place every Wednesday 10:30-12:00 at Wednesbury Library.Salvation Army Hall, Oldbury, Sandwell
  • Rhythm for Wellbeing – WednesburyBeat It work with groups of people in the community to share music-making, their primary focus is on people who are living with dementia and their carers. Rhythm for Wellbeing - Wednesbury is for people living with memory loss and mild dementia and their carers. The group takes place every Wednesday 10:30-12:00 at Wednesbury Library.Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street, Wednesbury WS10 9EH07875090946
  • Sandwell Young Onset Dementia Activity and Support GroupYoung onset dementia is defined as dementia diagnosed under the age of 65. The Sandwell Young Onset Dementia Activity and Support Group meets fortnightly at West Bromwich Baptist Church. Every group is run by Occupational Therapists and their main focus is encouraging participation in meaningful activities ... Tantany Lane, West Bromwich B71 1DS0121 543 4295
  • Sandwell Council of Voluntary OrganisationsSandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a charitable organisation based in Sandwell which supports Sandwell’s Voluntary and Community Sector, comprised of voluntary-run community groups, charities, not-for-profit businesses, faith communities and social enterprises.1st Floor, Landchard House Victoria Street, West Bromwich, B70 8ER0121 525 1127
  • West Bromwich BUDS Dementia CafeAre you living with dementia? Did you know BUDS will be running its first dementia café at Café Central in Central Library, West Bromwich? The café will be open from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm on Tuesday, 1 October 2019.Café Central, Central Library, 316 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 8DZ0121 565 3721
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