Elderly Care

Dementia Information & Support for Carers

DISC allow self-referals. They help prevent hospital admissions for dementia patients by doing direct referrals to:

  • District nurses (to help with hygiene, incontinence, weight loss, pressure sores, SALT referral)
  • Dieticians (to get fortisips etc)
  • Occupational therapists ( to get aids in the house)
  • Social services
  • Emergency respite for carers
  • Contact rapid response (to get emergency carers)

Telephone: 01215 336483

Age Concern Birmingham

Age Concern Birmingham is committed to tackling the challenges faced by an ageing society. Our vision is to excel in all our endeavours to meet the needs of older people and others in need.

Telephone: 0121 362 3650

Facebook: ageconcernbirminghamuk

Twitter: @acbirmingham1

Website: www.ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk

Email: info@ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Age UK Birmingham

Age UK Birmingham aims to promote the wellbeing of people in later life and their carers in any manner which is now, or hereafter, deemed as charitable.

Telephone: 0121 437 0033

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/birmingham

Email: info@ageukbirmingham.org.uk

Independent Age

Information and advice for older people, their family and carers.

Telephone: 0800 319 6789

Website: www.independentage.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk