Age UK Camden – Dementia Befriending Service

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Regular one-to-one visits for socially isolated older people with dementia or memory problems to provide company, support to maintain hobbies and interests and assistance to access the local community.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Patients can be seen at the Memory Service, prior to referral to these services.

  • age 55 plus and living in Camden
  • has concerns around memory or diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment or dementia and meet meet one of the following:
  • not engaged with other services (resource/day centres, lunch clubs) and has limited or no support network (from family/friends)
  • housebound and has limited or no support network (from family/friends)
  • housebound
  • engaged with other services but has limited or no support network (from family/friends)

How to refer

Letter

Referral methods: Email

Please send referral letter by email or contact the service by telephone.

e: dementia.wellbeing@ageukcamden.org.uk

t: 020 7239 0400