Local Dementia Services

If you have dementia, or care for someone with dementia, it is important that you never feel alone.

Dementia is a condition affecting an ever-increasing number of people and I want to ensure that those affected in the Newark constituency know where they can find support.

I have put together a list of local services that provide support for individuals with dementia and their carers. These range from fun, social groups to information-providing services, and all are run by compassionate teams committed to helping you.

If you know of any additional services that aren’t mentioned on this page, then please let me know by emailing me at robert.jenrick.mp@parliament.uk or calling my office on 01636 612837.

Memory Café – Newark

Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month 10.30am till 12.30pm at Holy Trinity Community Centre, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU. Just turn up or contact 01636 704936 for more details.

Memory Café – Southwell

Meets on the last Friday of the month 10.30am till 12.30pm at Kings Court, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0EL. Just turn up or contact 0115 934 3800 / npttsdass@alzheimers.org.uk for more details.

Dementia Carers Group – Newark

Upcoming meetings on the 27th October and 24th November. Contact Ken Daubney on 01636 702577 / kendaubney@icloud.com for more details.

Singing for the Brain – Newark

Go along for a sing-along at Holy Trinity Community Centre, Boundary Road, Newark NG24 4AU. Contact 0115 934 3800 / nottingham@alzheimers.org.uk to for upcoming sessions.

Newark Indoor Bowls and Boccia Club

The Newark Dementia Carers Group regularly meets to play Boccia at the Bowls Club. The club is based at the Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark NG24 2NY. Contact the Chairman, Steve Ayling on 01636 640202 for more details.

Dementia Information Service – Newark

The service aims to help people with Dementia (or other memory problems) and their carers, friends and relatives to get relevant information when they need it. If you would like to refer to the service please email dementia@nandscvs.org.uk, telephone 01636 679539 or visit the website at https://sites.google.com/site/newarkdementiacarersgroupcouk/

Forget Me Nots – Tuxford

Open Tuesdays and Fridays 12:00 – 3:30pm at The Beeches Community Centre, Birch Court, Tuxford, NG18 0NF. New members are very welcome to come along and see whether the group is right for them. A light lunch is served with tea or coffee and there’s a £5 charge which will also cover all materials and activities. Contact Beverley Pottinger on 01777 870341 or visit the website at http://www.fmntuxford.org/index.html for more details.

The Alzheimer’s Society – Nottingham

1st Floor, Castle Heights, 72 Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6BJ. Call 0115 934 3800 or Email nottingham@alzheimers.org.uk

Improving Dementia Education and Awareness (IDEA)

www.idea.nottingham.ac.uk is a one stop website providing information and resources about dementia, its causes, treatment and the care of people affected.
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