Dementia / Memory Loss | West London GP Federation Local Services

Dementia / Memory Loss

Advocacy for people with dementia
Service Activities:
Free, independent and confidential IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocacy) and Mental Health Advocacy to people with dementia in hospital and in the community.

W10 6EJ
Tel: 020 8969 3000
Email: info@advocacyproject.org.uk
Website: http://www.advocacyproject.org.uk

Delivered by: The Advocacy Project
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster

Arts in the Community
Service Activities:
Six-week arts projects for people with dementia and their carers delivered in a community setting, such as Music for Thought with student musicians from Royal Academy of Music, and Opera for Thought with Opera Holland Park. All include workshops with professionals and group visits to concerts or performances.
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW**

SW1Y 5AH

Delivered by: Resonate Arts (Westminster Arts)
Where we work: Queen’s Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

Creative Befrienders
Service Activities:
One to one arts interventions for people with dementia in people’s own homes (e.g. art, music, theatre, poetry); may include visits to gallery or concerts.Those referred must have an interest in the arts.
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW**

SW1Y 5AH

Delivered by: Resonate Arts (Westminster Arts)
Where we work: Queen’s Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

Creative Reminiscing
Service Activities:
Museum of Brands in Notting Hill organises creative reminiscing sessions for people living with dementia. Our trained guides bring the museum displays to life with the help of common household products, sounds, and scents from the past decades. Reminiscing sessions take place in the Museum on Tuesday mornings before we open to the public. Afterwards, participants are invited to stay and enjoy our cafe and garden. A person with dementia must be accompanied by a carer. For details and booking, visit our website or email.

Tel: 020 7243 9616
Email: alina@museumofbrands.com
Website: https://www.museumofbrands.com/brand-memories/

Delivered by: Museum of Brands
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Dementia 1:1 Support – Age UK
Service Activities:
Support to people with dementia to manage their condition through activities that help retain memory function, promote health and wellbeing, and assist with advice and guidance on managing their condition. This is normally a long term intervention requiring weekly support.
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW** or directly to provider (outside of MCMW)

W10 5XL

Delivered by: Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Where we work: Queen’s Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

End of Life Dementia Project
Service Activities:
Providing advice, support and training to friends, families and professionals caring for people in the later stages of dementia.

SW4 0RN
Tel: 020 7787 1065
Email: waccg.trinityhospicereferrals@nhs.net
Website: https://www.royaltrinityhospice.london/refer-a-patient

Delivered by: Trinity Hospice
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Gentle Exercise for people with Memory Loss – Age UK
Service Activities:
Weekly sessions enabling regular exercise, and providing help with transport or getting to the venue. Preventing isolation as well as maintaining physical and mental health

W10 5XL
Tel: 020 3181 0002
Email: dementia@aukc.org.uk
Website: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/kensingtonandchelsea/health–wellbeing/dementia-services/

Delivered by: Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Memory cafe – for people with memory loss
Service Activities:
Monthly gatherings for people with memory difficulties and their friends and family. All are welcome to socialise and relax over tea and refreshments.

W10 5XL
Tel: 020 3181 0002
Email: dementia@aukc.org.uk
Website: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/kensingtonandchelsea/health–wellbeing/dementia-services/

Delivered by: Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Singing for the Brain
Service Activities:
This is a group for both people with dementia and carers to attend which is centred around a one hour singing activity. Either side of the singing, we facilitate peer support, with half an hour of tea and coffee and an opportunity to chat with one another.There is a trained member of staff available to answer any questions related to living well with dementia.

W6 9QH
Tel: 020 8563 0001
Website: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20172/your_support_services/765/singing_for_the_brain

Delivered by: Alzheimer’s Society
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham