We provide high quality mental health services to support people living with dementia and their families / carers, which are accessible, adaptable and responsive to local needs and demands, and, work alongside our partners and with all ages to support identification of individual strengths, build greater resilience, self-care and facilitate people to be able to live well in our communities and neighbourhoods.
Wigan has a thriving Dementia Friendly Community that aims to empower people across the Wigan Borough to share experiences, undertake social activities and raise awareness, thus creating an environment that will enable people to live well with dementia. It supports to reduces isolation, anxiety, potential crisis and exclusion and builds upon the assets within communities and individuals, to encourage support for self-reliance, self-care and independence.
Wigan Council website: here
Later Life and Memory Service - 01942 764 462 Website: here
Dementia Advisor and Carers Support Service – Alzheimer’s Society 0333 150 3456 or email email@example.com
Lewy Body Society - 01942 914000
Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre - 01942 697885 Website: here
Wigan and Leigh Hospice – 01942 525566 (24 hour advice line) Website: here
Local links and contacts last updated: June 2022
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