Dementia and Ageing Services in Wolverhampton: Information Sources (Wolverhampton PCT)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011].

Summary

Our colleagues in Wolverhampton PCT have produced this handy guide. It was produced in Summer 2010 and provides a comprehensive, pleasantly quirky, list of services providers. Each entry in this guide supplies a brief summary of the services on offer, suggested contact details, a contact address and phone number(s).

Topic headings and organisations listed include:

Dementia Services

  1. Alz Café.
  2. Alzheimer’s Society.
  3. Young-Onset Dementia Support Group.

Memory Services

  1. Memory Clinic.
  2. Memory Strategy Group.

Physical and Mental Health

  1. Mind.
  2. Parkinson’s Disease Society.
  3. Samaritans.
  4. SANELINE.
  5. Walking for Health.
  6. The WEAD.

Inpatient Services

  • Cedar Ward.

Residential Services

  • Care homes.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

  • PALS.

Wolverhampton Community Teams

  1. Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs).
  2. Home Treatment Team.

Social Services

  1. Access and Initial Assessment Social Services Team.
  2. Emergency Duty Team.
  3. Hospital Social Services Team.

Daily Living

  1. Care Link.
  2. Link Line.
  3. Meals on Wheels.
  4. Telecare.

Resource Centres

  1. Blakenhall Community Resource Centre.
  2. Bradley Resource Centre.
  3. Warstones Resource Centre.
  4. Woden Resource Centre.

Ageing

  1. Age UK.
  2. Ring and Ride.

Support for Carers

  1. ACCI: African Caribbean Community Initiative.
  2. AWAZZ (Asian Women’s Adhikar Association).
  3. Carer Support Service.
  4. Crossroads Caring for Carers.
  5. Dementia UK West Midlands.
  6. Penn Hospital.

Full Text Link

Reference

Information about Dementia and Ageing Services in Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton: Wolverhampton PCT’s Older Adult Psychology Service (Penn Hospital), July 2010.

Note: While this document is dated July 2010, the .pdf version is thought to have appeared online on, or after, February 3rd 2011.

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