Dementia information, support & community help for residents & families in the Stroud area

When you're caring for a loved one who has dementia it's very easy to get overwhelmed, especially if you have no other family or friends nearby to support you. 

On this blog you'll find lots of practical tips, techniques and strategies to make life easier and better both for you and your loved one.

We'll also be bringing you details of all the support available in the Stroud area. Help with care directly in your home, day care, respite care and full time residential care are all available. We'll be showing you how to choose the best one for you and also what you may be entitled to from Social Services.

Finally we'll bring you all the latest news in the world of dementia. Tremendous strides are being taken in understanding the condition and how best to prevent it and treat it so please check back regularly. 


Check out the latest dementia news & events on the blog

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