Alzheimer's Support

An independent charity offering a range of services to people living with all types of dementia and their family carers in East and West Wiltshire.  We also campaign to raise awareness of dementia and of the needs of people affected by it.

This homepage is updated regularly with latest events and on-going activities. Details of all our regular services including dementia advisers, day clubssupport at home and community activities can be found by clicking on the relevant tab.

Latest News

CEO Appointment
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Babs Harris who will succeed Anna Littlechild as Chief Executive when she retires in May next year. Babs is currently Business Manager at Threshold Housing Link in Swindon. 
Chair of trustees Janet Dore said: "Anna has been an outstanding leader and it is down to her vision and skills that the organisation is a strong as it is today. She will be a hard act to follow in every respect but we are confident that after a long and robust selection process we have found the right successor in Babs Harris."

Canal Walk
We are planning a four-day sponsored Canal Walk to mark our 25th Logo.jpganniversary next year. The walk will take place at the end of Dementia Awareness Week from May 22nd to 25th and involves four stages from Bath to Pewsey and a family event at Devizes Wharf on Sunday May 24th.
Click here to download more details and do join us if you can!
Click here for a sponsorship form.


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Our Winter newsletter is out!
Read about our new Cognitive Stimulation Therapy group, how you can get invovled in shaping dementia policy in Wiltshire, how iPads are unlocking memories at our day clubs, a carer's holiday review, diary dates... and much more.

Click here to download or call 01225 776481 if you would like a copy in the post.

 

 

 

The month ahead:  for details of activities in December, including our new Life Story Group, Singing for the Brain, Memory Awareness drop-ins, Carers' Groups and Cafes, click for West Wiltshire and East Willtshire.

Training for Carers
Our next six week training course for umpaid family carers starts in February 2015.
Click here for more information.

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Annual Review
2013-14

Find our more about our work in the last financial year.
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Working Together:

Alzheimer's Society / Leading the fight against dementia Carers in Wiltshire Avon and Wiltshire / Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust Wiltshire Council / Where everybody matters