Charities and carers associations

National charities covering the local area

Age UK

Age UK Teesside is an organisation working with and for older people developing and delivering services and activities in consultation with OT response to the needs of people aged 50+ living in Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland. Their aim is to promote wellbeing and independence ensuring later life is a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Locality Website Email Telephone number
Teesside www.ageuk.org.uk/teesside front.office@ageukteesside.org.uk 01642 805500
North Yorkshire www.ageuk.org.uk/northyorkshire harrogate@ageuknorthyorkshire.org.uk 01423 502253

Alzheimer’s Society

There is lots of support available to carers and we hope to use this website to signpost you to these useful networks and organisations.

Locality Email Telephone number
Darlington & Teesside darlingtonteesside@alzheimers.org.uk 01642 442030
Hambleton & Richmondshire richmond@alzheimers.org.uk 01748 825817

 


Dementia UK

Dementia UK provides Admiral nurses, specialist dementia nurses who give expert, practical and emotional care and support for family carers, as well as the person with dementia.  The Ripon Admiral Nurses service accepts referrals from Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Vale of York and district areas.

Locality Website Email Telephone number
National office www.dementiauk.org/ info@dementiauk.org 0207 697 4160
Ripon Admiral Nurse services info@dementiaforward.org.uk 01765 601224

 


Local charities and carers associations

AAPNA Services
The organisation aims to preserve and protect the health of those caring for people with physical, mental, learning or sensory impairment, and those with dementia, within the family home or by offering a culturally appropriate respite service through the provision of community based care.

Address Email Telephone number
Aapna Services Ltd.406 Linthorpe Road,
Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS5 6HF
enquiries@aapnaservices.org.uk 01642 825926

 


Carers Together
For the people living with memory loss and for their families and carers, finding out about the help available able can be difficult. We provide information and support, face-to-face and by phone or email, to people who have concerns about their memory, have a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone with memory problems.

Locality Website Email Telephone number
Redcar www.carerstogether.co.uk/ carerstogether@btconnect.com 01642 488977 (Option 1)
Middlesbrough www.carerstogether.co.uk/ carerstogether@btconnect.com 01642 488977 (Option 2)

Hambleton and Richmondshire Carers
When you are caring for someone it can be overwhelming and it can really help to have someone else to guide you to exactly what you need. They have direct contact with many national and local agencies that will be able to offer specialist support. Their specially trained team can offer you a support service that is tailor made to suit you, wherever you are on your journey as a carer.

Locality Website Email Telephone number
Middlesbrough www.hrcarers.org.uk/ info@hrcarers.org.uk 01609 780872

Sanctuary Supported Living (Middlesbrough Dementia Adviser Service)
They offer support with your welfare benefits to make sure you are receiving all the financial help you are able; support to access a carers support plan; access to employment and training; help contacts and activities; emotional support; housing related issues/adaptations; support with budgeting and debt issues; information regarding respite; access to training courses for carers; support to access carers emergency cards; advocacy; help with planning for the future; and support with travel issues.

Locality Website Email Telephone number
Middlesbrough www.sanctuary-supported-living.co.uk/ dementia.adviserservice@sanctuary-housing.co.uk 01642 223544

Middlesbrough Dementia Adviser Service – Leaflet(653KB)
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