Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Alzheimer's Society - Bristol and South Gloucestershire
Description

Provides support and information to people with any form of dementia and their carers, throughout the Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

Services offered in this area include:
● Dementia Support Workers
● Carers' support groups
● Art groups
● Social Activity Groups
● Bristol Befriending
● Singing for the Brain (R)
● South Gloucestershire Memory Cafes in Winterbourne, Hanham, Filton, Yate and Emerson's Green
● Bristol Memory Cafes in Withywood, Brislington and Fishponds
● Telephone support 9am - 2pm
● The Limes Day Support
● Dementia Support at Southmead Hospital
● Carer Information and Support Programme

The National Dementia Helpline provides information, advice, and support through listening, guidance and appropriate signposting to anyone affected by dementia. Calls to the Helpline are charged at local rate from anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Talking Point – online forum (http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk)
Talking Point is Alzheimer's Society's online support forum, for anyone affected by dementia. It's open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is a place to ask for advice, share information, and join in discussions.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
Alternative names
Alzheimer's Society Bristol and South Gloucestershire
This organisation provides support around
Personal Health Services Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
This organisation provides support for
Families Older People Adults Carers Dementia
Regions
South Gloucestershire Bristol
Is there a cost for these services?
Contact for details
How can people access this service?
Self Referral
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 14:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 14:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 14:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 14:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 14:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Suite A, Verona House
Address 2
Fillwood Road
Address 3
Fishponds
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS16 3RY

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Paula Shears (Bristol) Lynn Cross (South Gloucestershire)
Job title / Position
Services Managers

Services

Helpline

Helpline service?

Helpline Details

Name
Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline
Description

Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline
If you have concerns about Alzheimer's disease or about any other form of dementia, Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline can provide information, support, guidance and signposting to other appropriate organisations.

The Helpline is usually open from 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday, 10:00 - 16:00 Saturdays and Sundays. However the service may be closed occasionally during these times for operational reasons or because of staff shortage. Callers speak to trained Helpline Advisers.

Telephone number
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
Yes

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
50m
Bus numbers?
42, 43, 533, 318, 6, 319, 584, 87, 85
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
50m

Internal Access

Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)

The building is on the ground floor hence it is accessible to all. All visitors will be greeted at the door on the ringing of the bell. This is normal building security practice.

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