Alzheimer's Disease / Other Dementias

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Alzheimer’s Society – Lambeth and Southwark

The Alzheimer’s Society for Lambeth and Southwark provide information, support and advice to people who are worried about or affected by dementia.  A Dementia Support Worker or Dementia Adviser can see people at the office or in their home and you can self-refer. They also run a monthly carers support group, one in Lambeth and one…

Central & Cecil Housing Trust

Offers supported housing, person-centered care and support to vulnerable people, including: • frail older people who require personal care or care with nursing • people living with dementia • active older people living in sheltered and extra care housing • people with mental health support needs C&C strives to improve the quality of life of vulnerable people living in their…

Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) for Older Adults – Lambeth

The Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults (Lambeth) provides community-based assessment, treatment and care for people aged 65 and over are living in the community and have a mental health difficulty and younger people with a formal diagnosis of dementia. The Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults are a team of psychiatrists, psychological therapists, mental…

Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults – Southwark

The community Mental Health Team for older adults (Southwark) provides community-based assessment, treatment and care for people aged over 65 who have mental health problems and younger people with a diagnosis of dementia. They are a team of psychiatrists, psychological therapists, mental health nurses, social workers and occupational therapists who specialise in older adult mental health…

Help For Carers

Help For Carers (formerly known as Crossroads) provides relief from the stresses experienced by people who look after someone with a care need caused by disability, illness or age and need some home-based support. The organization provides a home-based respite service for the carers of older people and adults and children with physical or learning disabilities. There…

Link Age Southwark

Link Age Southwark is a vibrant local charity providing friendly volunteer support to over 500 isolated, older people in Southwark. We have been working in Southwark for over 23 years, reducing loneliness and isolation and helping older people maintain active lives within the community. Our fantastic volunteers support older people to thrive in later life, through:…

Memory Service (Lambeth & Southwark)

The Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Memory Service (SLIMS) offers comprehensive assessment, treatment and support options to anyone over the age of 18 with mild to moderate memory problems likely to indicate dementia. Its multidisciplinary team work in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Society. They offer a comprehensive assessment package based on the principles of recovery and…

Neuropsychiatry Service, SLaM

Location: King’s College Hospital, Maudsley Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital Mode: Inpatient, outpatient, outreach Average length of inpatient treatment: 12 weeks Referrals are accepted from: Consultant psychiatrists, GP consortia Beds: 10 Key areas: Alzheimer dementia, cerebal hypoxia, cognitive impairment, conversion disorders, dementia, depressive pseudo dementia, dissociative disorders, early onset dementia, encephalitis, epilepsy, focal brain disease, head…

Psychology & Psychotherapy for Older Adults (Lambeth & Southwark)

The psychologists and psychotherapists work closely with other professionals in the medical and psychiatric teams. They concentrate on talking and listening treatments; working with you as an individual or including family members or carers. Psychological therapy provides you with a safe confidential space to talk about your feelings and problems and can help you to…

Specialist Care Unit for Older Adults (Southwark)

This Specialist Care Unit provides specialist assessment, treatment, accommodation and 24 hour nursing care for people aged over 65 who have dementia and challenging behaviour.  The team of specialist nurses work closely with the person, their family and carers.  They help to minimise people’s challenging behaviour and to maintain their health.

Specialist Care Unit for Older Adults, Greenvale (Lambeth)

Greenvale Specialist Care Unit provides specialist assessment, treatment, accommodation and 24 hour nursing care for people aged over 65 who have dementia and challenging behaviour.  The team of specialist nurses, psychologists occupational therapists and physiotherapists work closely with the person, their family and carers.  They help to minimise people’s challenging behaviour and to maintain their…

Sydenham Garden

Sydenham Garden is a unique wellbeing centre utilising its gardens, nature reserve and activity rooms to help people in their recovery from mental and physical ill-health. They do this through providing co-workers (the name they give to their beneficiaries) an opportunity to take part in one of our four main projects, along with many supplementary…

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