Elderly Care

Alzheimer’s Society South Tyneside

Dementia support, advice and signposting for people living with dementia, carers, family, friends.

Telephone: 01914 275443

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Email: southtyneside@alzheimers.org.uk

DCAN (Dementia Change Action Network)

Dementia Change Action Network support people who are waiting for a memory assessment appointment.

The website www.nextsteps.org.uk is for anyone who has been referred for an appointment at a memory assessment service as well as family members, carers, and organisations who support them.

It helps people to find the right support at the right time and includes information on what to expect from the assessment process and ways to support wellbeing.


Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org

Age UK Sunderland

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They believe in a world where everyone can love later life and they work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/sunderland

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk