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Advocacy in mental health

The MIND Guide to Advocacy explains what advocacy is and how it can help you. It gives information on different types of advocacy, including statutory advocates, what sort of situations an advocate can help you with, and how to find an advocate. What is advocacy?...

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This Alzheimer's Society service offers one-to-one support from a Memory Support Worker for individuals and their carers from their initial concerns about memory loss, through diagnosis, to planning for the future. For those with a diagnosis, support will focus on...

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If you are a carer for someone with dementia and you would like to meet with other carers for support; please come along to one of the following monthly groups facilitated by a trained member of staff. Amersham Amersham Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham, HP6 6AJ...

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Sources of support for families

People affected by dementia do not need to be alone. Whether you have a dementia diagnosis, or care for someone who has one, there are local services that can support you practically and emotionally. Your GP should be able to organise an assessment of the person with...

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How to stay socially connected

Being on your own when you don’t want to be or feeling lonely is a common experience, but it can make us anxious, miserable, and eat away at our confidence and self-esteem. Thankfully, there are lots of organisations and services out there to help older people connect...

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Getting a break

Being a carer can be hard work and you might need to take a break sometimes. Respite is a short break, anything from a couple of hours to several weeks, away from caring to give you time to recharge your batteries. You may find that it helps you stay stay well and...

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Sitting and befriending services

Some local carer services and charities offer a sitting or befriending service where a trained person stays with the person you care for whilst you go out. Some sitting schemes have trained volunteers who come to your home and spend time with the person you care...

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Making toilets accessible away from home

Most of us, seeing that headline, would think, “But surely there ARE accessible toilets? What is he talking about?” Yes, of course there are wheelchair- and ambulant- accessible toilets, a legal requirement in any building to which the public have access,...

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