Dementia Link Worker

CONTACT DETAILS

ALZHEIMER SCOTLAND - EDINBURGH SERVICE

160 Dundee Street, EDINBURGH, EH11 1DQ
0131 551 9350
SERVICE LOCALITY
North East, North West, South East, South West

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INFORMATION

Who is the service for?
Adults, Older People
What age range is it suitable for?
50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65+

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CONTACT DETAILS

160 Dundee Street, EDINBURGH, EH11 1DQ
0131 551 9350

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information SERVICE DETAILS

There are a team of Dementia Link Workers that cover the Edinbrugh area;

Eleanor Happs, Rowan Robinson, Mary Hadden, Elise Grant, Emma MacLellan, Clare Anderson, Ann Pooley & Catriona Chapman.

Contact the Edinburgh offices for more information.

Your local Dementia Link Worker can provide five key pillars of post-diagnostic support for people who are newly diagnosed with dementia. This includes:

- Help to understand the illness and manage your symptoms
- Support to keep up your community connections and make new ones
- Peer support - the chance to meet other people with dementia and their partners and families
- Help to plan for future decision-making help to plan for your future support.

Other Services Run By

Alzheimer Scotland - Edinburgh Service

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