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If you look after a family member, including a child with additional needs, a parent or a sibling, or you look after a friend on a regular basis you are classed as a carer or a young carer.

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The Ness Centre - Dementia Hub

We are a dementia specialist hub that offers outstanding daycare, courses, home enabling and support for families and individuals with dementia and respite for their carers. At our Well 'Ness' centre in Teignmouth we offer CST courses, therapies and activities from music, to gardening, to…
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The Ness Centre, BeechcroftSalisbury Terrace, Shute HillTeignmouthDevonTQ14 8JA

Dementia Carers' Support Groups

Supportive and educative groups for carers of people who have a diagnosed dementia.
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Chadwell CentreTorquay RoadPaigntonDevonTQ3 2DW

Dementia-friendly events at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter

RAMM holds quarterly dementia-friendly events at the museum, as well as outreach sessions in memory cafes, day centres, and residential homes. Events held at RAMM include a museum experience such as object handling, relaxed tours of exhibitions, or art-making, and sometimes combined with music in the…
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art GalleryQueen StreetExeterDevonEX4 3RX

RAMM Dementia-Friendly: A Symphony of Birds

Thursday 19th September 10.30am to 12.30pm Gallery 20 and 21£5 per person Join us for a relaxed visit to our 'Birds Without Borders' exhibition under the guidance of RAMM staff. Then relax in our Fine Art Gallery with refreshments and the chance to talk about…
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art GalleryQueen StreetExeterDevonEX4 3RX

Devon and Torbay Dementia Adviser Service

Run by Alzheimer's Society the Dementia Adviser Service provides one to one support to people with dementia and carers across Devon and can be provided face to face, over the telephone or via written communication. Dementia Support Workers provide information, guidance and practical support to help…
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Suite 1, Forde HousePark Five Business Centre, Harrier WayExeterDevonEX2 7HU

Bovey Tracey Memory Cafe

The Memory Cafe in Bovey Tracey is open to people with dementia, their family, friends and carers. Come along and try your Memory Cafe. Improve your confidence, chat with others in a similar situation or get advice from our highly trained staff who are on hand…
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Methodist Church HallLe Molay-Littry WayBovey TraceyDevonTQ13 9AB

Kingsbridge Memory Cafe

The Memory Cafe in Kingsbridge is open to local people who are affected by dementia. The Cafe provides practical information and support, as well as the opportunity for people with dementia, their families and carers to ask questions and to listen to others experiences. It…
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The Age Concern CentreIlbert RoadKingsbridgeDevonTQ7 1DZ

Singing for the Brain - Dawlish

Singing for the Brain brings people affected by dementia together in a friendly, fun and social environment. Based around the principles of music therapy, the stimulating sessions include vocal warm-ups and singing a wide variety of familiar and new songs.
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Dawlish Methodist Church HallBrunswick PlaceDawlishDevonEX7 9PD

Singing for the Brain - Exmouth

Singing for the Brain brings people affected by dementia together in a friendly, fun and social environment. Based around the principles of music therapy, the stimulating sessions include vocal warm-ups and singing a wide variety of familiar and new songs.
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Littlemead Methodist Church HallRoundhouse LaneExmouthDevonEX8 3BZ

Age UK Exeter - Budding Friends Dementia Support Service

This service offers activities and peer to support to people living with dementia and their partners. Activities focus around gardening (we have two allotments), arts and crafts and music as well as lots of chat and mutual support. We also run a monthly carers group,…
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Sycamores CentreMount Pleasant RoadMount PleasantExeterDevonEX4 7BW
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