Carers Support (Self-referral)
Action for Carers Surrey supports carers. They help with benefits advice, advocacy, and provide a wealth of information and free resources.
Telephone: 0303 040 1234
Website: Action for Carers
Community Support for Dementia (Self-referral)
Surrey Information Point
The Surrey Information Point provides information on services available locally to support those living with dementia and their carers.
Website: Surrey Information Point
Surrey Dementia Roadmap
The Surrey Dementia Roadmap provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways to assist primary care to support people with dementia and their carers.
Website: Dementia Road Map
The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Navigator Service
Surrey County Council and the Clinical Commissioning Groups commission the Alzheimer’s Society to provide one to one personalised dementia support through its Dementia Navigators. They offer information and practical guidance to help you understand the condition, cope with day-to-day challenges and prepare for the future. You can access support face-to-face, over the phone or in writing to help you.
Telephone: 01932 855582
Surrey County Council
Support for people with Dementia can be accessed on the council’s website.
Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
Telephone: 0800 888 6678
Crossroads Care Surrey
Surrey’s leading charity providing respite breaks for carers, eases the strain on those who care for loved ones 24/7. In 2019 alone Crossroads Care Surrey helped 2,049 unpaid carers by regularly lending a hand with care to 1,264 loved ones so people who care can have a break and recharge both physically and emotionally.
Telephone: 01372 869970
Website: Crossroads Care Surrey
Crisis Support – All Ages (Self-referral)
In times of distress you can call the mental health crisis helpline. Lines are open 24 hours, seven days a week and calls are free of charge.
Telephone: 0800 915 4644
SMS text: 07717 989024
Website: Crisis Line
COVID-19 remote monitoring support for people with dementia and their carers
The TIHM Monitoring Service is a new, free of charge NHS service to remotely monitor the health and wellbeing of both people with dementia and their carers who live in Surrey during Covid-19.