National charities – Teesside and North Yorkshire
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 plus living in Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland.
The organisation’s aim is to promote wellbeing and independence, ensuring later life is a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.
There is lots of support available to carers and we hope to use this website to signpost you to these useful networks and organisations.
Darlington and Teesside
Hambleton and Richmondshire
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.
Ripon Admiral Nurse Services
Local charities and carers associations
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.
Aapna Services Ltd.406 Linthorpe Road,
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.
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.
Hambleton and Richmondshire Carers have direct contact with many national and local agencies that will be able to offer specialist support.
Sanctuary Supported Living (Middlesbrough Dementia Adviser Service)
Sanctuary Supported Living offers support with your welfare benefits to make sure you are receiving all the financial help you are able. This includes support to access a carer’s support plan; access to employment and training; help contacts and activities; emotional support; housing related issues and 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.