Dementia Advisor (Alzheimer Scotland)

Who is this for?

  • For those worried about the symptoms of, diagnosed with or caring for someone with dementia.

Who provides this?

  • Alzheimer Scotland

Description

Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Advisor is a point of contact for people living with dementia and their families and carers, as well as statutory and third sector professionals and communities working with and supporting the same groups of people.

The role of our Dementia Advisor is to offer information and advice on all aspects of living and caring for a person with dementia at any stage of the illness. From worries about memory loss, or other signs and symptoms, through to the end of life. Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Advisor can support you to understand more about dementia and live well despite the challenges associated with the condition.

An Advisor can help promote your rights, signpost you to and liaise with other services and opportunities. They can deliver various dementia information and awareness training based on the needs of different groups of people, including businesses and community organisations.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed


Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Carers
Families
Healthy living
Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people

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