Support services for people with dementia, their families and carers in West Essex

If your life is affected by dementia, Alzheimer’s Society is here for you.

Our Services

Alzheimer’s Society provides a range of support services for people with dementia, their families and their carers in your area.

Activity Groups

Groups offering a variety of activities or reminiscence to encourage stimulation and inclusion.

Carer Information an Support Programme

A series of workshops for people caring for a family member or friend with dementia.

Dementia Cafe

A place for people with dementia and their carers to share information and experiences, or to simply have a cup of tea and a chat.

Peer support

Support groups for people with dementia or carers and families.

Singing for the Brain

Singing for the Brain is a stimulating group activity, for people in the early to moderate stages of dementia and their carers, which can help with general well being and confidence.

Dementia Connections

A countrywide service being delivered by the Alzheimer’s Society and Age UK Essex.  If you have been diagnosed with dementia we can work with you to help you rediscover your confidence and try new hobbies and activities.  We can offer you up to 12 hours of free support, helping you take part in an activity of your choice, either on a one to one basis or within a small group.  Overall our aim is to help you live a full and active life.

Dementia Support Workers

Our Dementia Support Workers give personalised practical and emotional support to people with dementia and their carers.  We can do this through home visits as well as offering telephone support.

If you would like more information about any of our services, please get in touch.  We’re here to help.

Harlow office:
T: 01279 418331

Epping office:
01279 427522

Uttlesford office:
T:  01371 872519

About Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers.  We provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through our publications, National Dementia Helpline, website and more than 2,000 local services.  We campaign for a better quality of life for people with dementia and a greater understanding of dementia.  We also fund an innovative programme of medical and social research into the cause, cure and prevention of dementia and the care people receive.

For more information about dementia and the support available, visit or call the National Dementia Helpline on 0300 222 1122.