Supporting people with dementia

  • If you are concerned that you, or someone you care for, may have dementia, contact your local General Practitioner who will arrange an assessment.  Alternatively you can contact Alzheimer Scotland for an informal conversation or information.
  • Adult Social Services prioritise assessments and review requests from people diagnosed with dementia.
  • Stirling Care Village will provide specialist support for patients with dementia.
  • Telecare packages are free of charge for people who are diagnosed with dementia.  Enhanced Telecare options can help to support people to achieve their outcomes - find out more about how Enhanced Telecare has supported local people through Your Stories.

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  • Alzheimer Scotland offer a range of services to individuals and their carers throughout their dementia journey including pre-diagnosis information, events, and support services such as specialised respite options and care at home.
  • Town Break support people with dementia, their carers and families within their local community through day clubs, befriending services and friendship groups.  Town Break also provide Cognitive Stimulation Therapy groups. 
  • Artlink Central run wellbeing activities specifically for people affected by dementia, such as the "Art of conversation" sessions held at the Cowane Centre, Stirling
  • The Macrobert runs an ongoing programme of dementia friendly events
  • Stirling Carers Centre offer support and advice for carers within the local area.