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Advice and Advocacy

This section contains details about charities and other organisations that offer advice about health, disabilities and wellbeing concerns.

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Tavistock Dementia Action Alliance

Creating a dementia friendly community in Tavistock. Increasing awareness and understanding of dementia in the community. Recognising, after training and briefing of staff and members, businesses and social organisations in the Town as 'dementia friendly'.
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Thimble HallHexworthyTavistockDevonPL19 0AU

Exeter Dementia Action Alliance

The Exeter Dementia Action Alliance is a small group of people raising awareness of dementia and working towards a dementia-friendly city. We are a membership organisation and wish to inspire organisations and businesses to join us in making practical changes. We seek to empower people living…
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ExeterDevonEX1 1QA

Tiverton Dementia Action Alliance

Tiverton Dementia Action Alliance is working towards helping Tiverton become a Dementia Friendly Community. This local DAA organises events and Dementia Friends awareness sessions as part of this initiative.
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Tiverton

Alzheimer's Society

Provides information, advice and support, including a Dementia Adviser Service, to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their carers and families.  Also offers emotional, telephone and peer support, including regular drop-in Memory Cafes and a regular Singing for the Brain session.
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43-44Crutched FriarsLondonEC3N 2AE

Oasis Group Culm Valley - for carers of those with dementia and memory problems

This peer support group facilitated by Unite volunteers allows carers of those with dementia to offload problems, share experiences and gain informaton. It aims to enable carers to feel more able to manage their lives.
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Various VenuesContact the office for detailsCullomptonDevonEX15 1JX

Bampton support group for dementia carers

The group provides the opportunity for carers to meet and discuss mutual problems and experiences.
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Swan, Station RoadBamptonDevonEX16 9PG

Age UK Exeter

We are a local charity offering a wide range of services, information, support and opportunities to over 1,200 older people and families in the city each week. Our services for older people cover information and advice, help with benefits, day care, community support, social and…
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Age UK Exeter138 Cowick StreetExeterDevonEX4 1HS

Age UK Torbay

Age UK Torbay is an independent charity working in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham to offer support and services to older people.
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Age UK Torbay12 Dendy RoadPaigntonDevonTQ4 5DB

Dartmouth Caring

We provide help and support to the vulnerable, elderly and disadvantaged people in our local community, including two Lunch Clubs and a variety of support and social groups such as the Memory Cafe and the Visually Impaired reading group. One of our key services is…
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Dartmouth Caring35 Victoria RoadDartmouthDevonTQ6 9RT

Blackdown Support Group

The Blackdown Support Group is a registered charity working from offices at The Blackdown Practice in Hemyock We aim to relieve sickness, loneliness and isolation by connecting local people in need with local volunteers who can offer them practical support. Our services cover the 200sq…
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The SurgeryStation RoadHemyockCullmoptonDevonEX15 3SF
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