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Other useful services and resources

South Wales Admiral Nurse Service

A specialist service that supports carers and people living with dementia, who have served in the UK Armed Forces.

Visit the Admiral Nurses website

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service – Home Safety

Complete a home safety self-assessment online to find out how safe you or a loved one are at home, and request a free home safety visit.

Complete the self-assessment

South Wales Police - The Herbert Protocol

The Herbert Protocol is a form that contains information about a particular person, for use in the event that they go missing.

Find out more

Young Onset Dementia Service (CAVUHB)

A specialist service for people who have been diagnosed with dementia under the age of 65, their families and carers.

Visit the website

Pocket Medic – Dementia Series

This series of films was created to support carers.

Watch the videos
Solace Carers Support

Solace Carers Support (CAVUHB)

A dedicated carer support service offering specialist psychoeducation and emotional support to family/friend carers of people with dementia.

Find out more

Specsavers Home Visits

Specsavers optometrists can perform various eye tests at home for anyone who cannot travel to a store unaccompanied, such as those living with dementia.

Read more about home visits

Care & Repair Cymru Managing Better

Managing Better is a free home visiting service offering advice and practical help for people over the age of 50 who have dementia.

Find out more

Qualia Law

Qualia Law are a non-profit social enterprise that provides free legal advice and support for those living with dementia, their families, and carers.

Find out more

Age Cymru Independent Dementia Advocacy Project

Age Cymru independent dementia advocacy project ensures that your voice is heard and you’re at the centre of the decisions that affect all aspects of your life

Find out more

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales - Lasting Power of Attorney

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has developed an Easy Guide to Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Find out more

Helpful resources

Alzheimer’s Society has a wide range of publications designed to support and inform anyone affected by dementia. You can order printed copies of these publications, or you can read them online on the  Alzheimer’s Society website.

Carers Trust Wales have published Caring for someone with dementia: A guide for family and friends, a comprehensive resource that brings together the practical information and emotional guidance that carers need to support their own well-being.

Cruse Bereavement Care have published  Bereavement, Loss and Dementia .This booklet aims to provide information about bereavement for people with dementia and those supporting people with dementia who are bereft.

Dementia Carers Count offers a range of free services that give family carers the opportunity to understand more about dementia and to connect with others in a similar situation. Offering practical advice on the reality and challenges of being a carer. Homepage | Dementia Carers Count

Dementia Connect is Alzheimer’s Society’s personalised support service. It’s free, easy to access, and puts you in touch with the right support, from local help to phone and online advice.

Dewis Cymru provides information on a local Dementia Support Service for residents based in Cardiff and the Vale. The service is free of charge and can be accessed by anyone affected by any form of dementia, including people living with dementia, their carers, family members or friends.

Effro has produced a Positive Guide to Life After Your Dementia Diagnosis. This booklet aims to provide useful tips and friendly advice for people living with dementia. This guide can be found here: Effro a Positive Guide to Life After Your Dementia Diagnosis

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