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This is place holder for the Gateshead Dementia Action Alliance. More information will follow. 
This is place holder for the Gateshead Dementia Action Alliance. More information will follow. 

As a carer, you understandably want to do your best for the person you look after – but what happens if you are unexpectedly unable to care for them? And what if no one else knows that this person depends on you? This is where the Emergency Support Service can help. The service enables carers to plan for emergencies and, should one happen, will provide up to 48 hours emergency support, which can be extended over a bank holiday. The support staff will assess the situation and contact other relevant services if care is required for a longer period.  View details at: https://www.gateshead.gov.uk

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SMILE Through Sport provides sport and physical activities for all ages and for those with disabilities, mental health conditions, dementia and old

Community Buddies http://www.communitybuddies.com We are a community support service that offers our cli

Happy to Help provides cleaning, shopping, bill paying and pension collection services for older people and those with disabilities living in Gateshead. 

Many of our clients and/or their loved ones ask if we would mind doing a deep clean before our weekly visits start. This is no problem for our skilled and friendly team, and after 17 years of supporting people at home, there is no job too big or too small that we haven't faced before. We also provide one to one support to go out and about with reassurance that you have someone there with you at all times. 

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You may be aware that The Gateshead Housing Company provide free courses to residents of Gateshead. Courses include Gardening, Confidence Building, Managing your Stress, Mindfulness, CPR training, Effective Meeting Skills, Digital Training and Healthy Cooking on a Budget.  The link to the full programme for 2017/18 is http://www.gatesheadhousing.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TGHC-Moving... Please contact the involvement team if you would like a printed version sent out or would like to know more information about any of our courses.  Our contact number is 0191 4335357, email involve

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Happy to Help has been established for 17 years and provides a range of services for older people including:- HOME CARE -cleaning, bill paying, pension collection and shopping services SUPPORT TO GO OUT AND ABOUT -one to one support and companionship for older people to go out and about to places of their choice at a time of their choice. Clients use the service to:- visit loved ones visit museums, cinemas or places of interest keeping up hobbies or interests or trying something new going shopping and running errands keeping regular hair/barbers appointments attending hospital or doctors

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Offering dementia care and residential care.  Anchor's Northbourne in Low Fell is a trusted provider of residential care for elderly people, and we of

At Special iApps, we develop educational apps for children with special educational needs, including autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, hearing