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Kirklees Dementia Hub

Kirklees Dementia Hub

Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees
12 New Street
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire

HD1 2AR

01484 503 908

kdh@commlinks.co.uk

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About the service

The Kirklees Dementia Hub is a partnership between Community Links and Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees and offers community activity, awareness raising and information & advice sessions for adults of any age with memory problems or a recent diagnosis of dementia.

An Information and Advice Line operates Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm offering information and advice on living well throughout the dementia journey as well as signposting to further support in the community. You can contact the Information and Advice Line on 01484 503 908.

Aims of the service

The aim is to ensure people within the Kirklees community have access to a wide range of dementia information and advice.

Community Links delivers information & advice sessions for individuals living with dementia and their carers . These cover topics such as:

  • What dementia is and is not
  • Finance – including Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Medication
  • Physical activity and eating healthy
  • Housing

Our partners Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees run Dementia Friends sessions within the local community.

For more information on Dementia support please visit the Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees webpage

Referrals

Referrals into the service are made through the SWYPFT Memory Service , a GP/health professional or you can also self-refer.

Referrals can be made for adults of any age, who have been recently diagnosed with dementia.

To make a referral please contact the Hub Coordinator on 01484 411 074 or email kdh@commlinks.co.uk to request a referral form.

Opening times

The Service will be available during ‘core’ hours (37 hours per week) from Monday to Friday of each week, with the exception of recognised public holidays and will be supported by an office hours telephone advice line.

Partners :

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