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Dementia Hub Services​

The Dementia Hub Project is a new service in Brent offering tailored support to people living with dementia and their families. The team can provide advice about benefits, the social care system and how to access wellbeing support such as Dementia Cafés. We hope that once you or your loved one have a diagnosis; we can offer you services that will ensure you continue to live well with dementia.

If you would like advice or guidance on any topic, please contact our partnership organisation Brent Carers Centre on 020 3802 7070 and speak to Clive the Hub Adviser.

For general information about this new service please contact the Hub Project Manager Debbie Howe on 07848 743000

If you are considering starting a dementia café or wellbeing service for the dementia community in Brent please contact our development and sustainability lead Declan McLaughlin by email: declan.cadbrent@ashfordplace.org.uk or by phone 07528 377335

COVID update: We are still providing services to the dementia community remotely please  contact us for further info .

Dementia Telephone Support

The Ashford Place Dementia team now has a new telephone service for people living with dementia and their families in Brent.  It offers a friendly voice and guidance when you are unsure how or where to get the help you need.  You will be supported through the relevant information and services both locally and nationally so that you can continue to live well with dementia.

Please contact Gabby Horecka,
Dementia Help Adviser 07904 202 517 or email  gabby.horecka@ashfordplace.org.uk

Dementia Bulletin Click here

Brent Dementia Cafes

Dementia Cafés offer a safe and welcoming environment for people living with dementia and their carer/families.  Several cafés operate in Brent and offer wellbeing services such as arts and crafts, chair yoga, quizzes and more.  The cafés are detailed below.

  • Click here to open a Dementia Cafe map.

COVID update:  Cafés are currently offering remote services by telephone or Zoom.  They hope to resume in person services as soon as it is safe to do so.  For details about your local café and the services they are offering during this time – please contact them directly, or contact us for further info 

Brent Dementia Voices and Peer Support Service

The Dementia Voices Project

Dementia Voices Project works with people living with Dementia so that they are involved in decision making about services they use. This includes co-producing material, working with GPs, the NHS clinical commissioning groups, the GLA or museums, theatres and Transport for London and other dementia charities in Brent, across London and UK wide. 

Dementia Voices Project works alongside the Dementia Peer Support Service in Brent, to help people living with dementia get the most out of their lives and working to make Brent a Dementia Friendly Borough. Dementia Voices Project is supported by Trust for London. 

Brent Dementia Peer Support Service

The Brent Dementia Peer Support Service is run by Ashford Place supporting people living with dementia to support others living with the diagnosis. The service is suitable for people who can engage in a peer support role.

The Dementia Peer Support Service is the result of feedback and consultation with Brent residents living with dementia and their carers. The service aims to help and provide appropriate support available in the community following a diagnosis of dementia
 
Dementia Voices and the Peer Support Service provide a number of services developed by, with and for, people living with dementia/memory loss and their carers
 
This includes but are not limited to:
 
  • Organised activities, visits and classes to improve personal independence
  • Support to continue with hobbies and/or develop new ones with peers
  • Support individuals to help reduce stress and understand complex feelings after a dementia diagnosis
  • One-to-one support between people with experience of living with or caring for someone with dementia/memory loss
  • Access to independent information, advice and guidance as well as guided support to access services in Brent
COVID Update: The service is currently meeting remotely.
You can view and download a copy of our printable A5 brochure here:

Brent Dementia Peer Support Service 2021-2023

You can also watch our peer supporters talk about their experiences of the service below:

How to contact us

Address:

Ashford Place
60 Ashford Rd
London NW2 6TU

Phone: (020) 8208 8590

Email: dementiaprojects@ashfordplace.org.uk

Online Referral

You can can now refer yourself or help someone else be referred to the service online. To do this please complete the referral form below and one of our project leads will be in touch with you: