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.