Dementia-friendly Tameside & Glossop


Dementia support & resources in Tameside & Glossop

We are encouraging pharmacies in the Tameside & Glossop locality to join Tameside and Glossop Dementia Action Alliance. A Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) brings groups, organisations and businesses together to improve the lives of people with dementia. Greater Manchester LPC has joined the DAAs across Greater Manchester. To join, complete a short action plan with a few steps you will take to become more dementia-friendly.

Links to useful information

Tameside & Glossop: Dementia resources and support
Tameside Carers Centre Tameside Carers Centre offers support to carers who look after a relative, partner or friend of any age, who needs help due to a physical or mental illness or disability, frailty or an addiction.
Derbyshire Carers Association
Derbyshire Carers Association offers support to carers who look after a relative, partner or friend of any age, who needs help due to a physical or mental illness or disability, frailty or an addiction.
NHS Tameside & Glossop CCG The CCG’s website includes links to local sources of support and advice for people diagnosed with dementia and their carers.
Local Groups

Leaflet listing support in Tameside (Oct 2017) (via Pennine Care NHS FT)

Leaflet listing support in Glossop (Oct 2017)( (via Pennine Care NHS FT)

Pennine Care NHS FT services for people with dementia and carers

Livewell with Dementia activities including swimming, bowling & cooking

Age UK Tameside Dementia Wellbeing Group

Making Space dementia support in Derbyshire (list of groups/activities)

Alzheimer’s Society directory

Reading Well ‘Books on Prescription’ for people with dementia and their carers

Healthwatch Tameside Healthwatch Tameside is the local consumer champion for health and social care. Their website can be accessed here.