Dementia Support Services Dover / Deal

See also – Dementia Support for Carers in Dover and Deal

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Admiral Nursing Dover / Deal

Admiral Nurses are specialist mental health nurses, working within the NHS and trained and developed by the charity Dementia UK

Contact: Coleman House, Brookfield Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT16 2AH | Tel: 01304 216624 | Website: www.kmpt.nhs.uk/services/dover-admiral-nursing/7093


Cogs Clubs

A COGS session consists of a full day of activity, stimulation, music and fun for a person with mild dementia or memory problems. It provides the opportunity for them to recall or develop new skills in activities and to facilitate transfer of these skills to activities at home

  • Dover: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cannon Street, Dover, CT16 1BY | Tel: 08450 956700
  • Deal: The Deal Centre, 3 Park Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6AG | Tel: 01304 372608 | Website: dcr.btck.co.uk

Peer Support Dover

The group will give you the opportunity to meet with others who understand some of what you are going through. Run by a facilitator, the sessions offer a chance for people affected by dementia to ask questions, get information and share experiences in a safe and supportive environment

Footprints Beacon Church, 36/37 London Road, Dover, CT17 0SS | Tel: 01303 260674 | Email: kentandmedway@alzheimers.org.uk


Deal Centre Butterfly and Kingfisher clubs

If you have some memory impairment or mild dementia, then come along to a activity club at the Deal Centre. Butterfly club is held on Tuesday afternoons from 1.00 to 4.00 pm and Kingfisher club Thursday afternoon from 12.30 to 3.45

3 Park Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6AG | Tel: 01304 372608 | Website: dcr.btck.co.uk


Dementia Drop In Clinics can provide:

  • Advice on treatment, Medication and therapies
  • Support and strategies on how to deal with dementia
  • Ideas to promote wellbeing and maintain activities
  • Opportunity to discuss the impact of changing relationships and responsibilities
  • Signposting and information about other services

First Wednesday of every month 14.00 – 16.00
Riverside Centre, Maison Dieu Gardens, Dover, CT16 1LR

For more information call: 01304 216678 or to see the Dover Deal Dementia Drop in dates click on the link


Dementia Café’s


Age UK / Age Concern


Alzheimer’s Society

National helpline – 0300 2221122. Local help and support for people with Alzheimer’s, their carers, families and friends

E-mail:  kentandmedway@alzheimers.org.uk | Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk |


Forget Me Nots Kent

The Forget Me Nots are a group of around 20 people with dementia from across east Kent who are active within KMPT. The group aims to help people with dementia get their voices heard. The Forget Me Nots meet monthly to discuss issues relating to dementia, speak to those newly diagnosed, help with staff recruitment, help raise awareness of dementia and advise the Trust on service developments and patient information

Getting involved: 01304 216625 (contact: Reinhard Guss) | Website: www.kmpt.nhs.uk/get-involved/forget-me-nots.htm


Zest Communities Activity Sessions are regular, themed, multi-arts and multi-sensory sessions for people living with the early to middle stage dementia and their relatives, friends and carers. For more information see the poster at the link

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