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Woodlands Carers Support Group

Meets 2nd Wednesday 10.00am - 12.00 noon at Hercies Church Hillingdon to offer support and advice to those caring for persons with dementia.

Address:
Occupational Therapy Office, Woodlands Centre, Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, UB8 3NN
Umbrella org:
Carers Support
Telephone:
01895 279 980 Hazel Templeton: 01923 824 235
Opening times:
Monday - Thursday 9.30am to 5.00pm
Sector:
Voluntary

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Carers come from all backgrounds and can be any age. Caring can be rewarding, but it can be difficult too. Here are ten important things that any carer should know to help with their caring role and make sure they get the support they are entitled to.
For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.