Dementia

Use this guide to find information on dementia and the support services which are available to help people and their families who are impacted by the disease during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Services and information

Directories of services

You can find directories of services available for people living with dementia on:

Unfortunately, many services are now temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Southwark and Lambeth Memory Service

This service provides specialist assessment, investigation, early diagnosis and treatment for anyone over the age of 65, or anyone under that age where dementia is suspected.

Visit the South London and Maudsley website for more information about the memory service.

NHS Choices

The NHS Choices website offers a comprehensive guide on dementia. It includes videos giving advice and help and support for anyone who is:

  • newly diagnosed with the condition
  • worried that they have early signs of dementia
  • caring for a person with dementia.

Lambeth Dementia Action Alliance

Local organisations committed to making Lambeth a ‘dementia friendly community’ by 2023 have formed a network representing 20 or so organisations.

It welcomes all organisations who want to become dementia friendly. If you're interested, please get in touch with the Lambeth Dementia Action Alliance.