DementiaRoadmap

Helping primary care to support people with dementia

Sandwell Dementia Navigators

October 29 2020

Sandwell Dementia Navigators, a partnership between Crossroads, Agewell and Dementia Pathfinders, is for people living with dementia and their families.

The service is designed to reach people in communities and care homes living with dementia with the aim of improving access to diagnosis and post-diagnosis support, equipping family carers with information, knowledge and skills and promoting positive community responses to enable people with dementia and their families and supporters to live well and with meaning and purpose.

 

 

Coronavirus support

During the coronavirus crisis, the Dementia Navigators will provide a telephone advice and support service for people living with dementia and their carers. This includes providing advice on how to live safely whilst following the guidance from the Government and NHS on precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Referrals

The Dementia Navigators are accepting new referrals by telephone – 0121 553 6483 (choose option 6) or please download and complete the referral Form.

Support Groups

Asian Support Group

Are you an unpaid family carer in Sandwell, caring for someone living with dementia? Would you like to connect with a group of friendly and welcoming individuals for lively conversation and activities?

This group is for carers and their person living with dementia. The spoken languages for this group are Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi.

Every Wednesday via Zoom – 10.45am – 11.45am

Contact Tirath Kaur on 07793 725764 to reserve your FREE place and for information on how to join via Zoom.

View Asian Support Group poster

Virtual Yoga Group

Are you an unpaid family carer in Sandwell, caring for someone living with dementia? Would you like to connect with a group of friendly and welcoming individuals for gentle exercise? Then join our virtual yoga session led by a qualified instructor.

Yoga is an activity that carers and the cared for can enjoy together from the comfort of your own home. Yoga has also been shown to have a positive  effect on the mind, body and soul.

Every Wednesday via Zoom – 11.45 – 12.45pm

Contact Tirath Kaur on 07793 725764 to reserve your FREE place and for information on how to join via Zoom.

View Virtual Yoga Group poster.

 

 

 

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