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Royal Voluntary Service (formerly WRVS) Dementia Support Service in Hillingdon

WRVS volunteers provide a personal caring home visiting service to older people with dementia as well as families and carers. if you feel you could benefit from a little extra friendship and support, then we're here to help you.

Townfield Community Centre, Townfield Road, Hayes, UB3 2EL
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0208 589 0060

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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.