Dementia Matters

Does not cover Cramlington as this is Northumberland. The Admiral Nurse post is in Newcastle.

Referral Criteria: Diagnosis of dementia location in Newcastle Complexity in dementia for family coping with Dementia, transitions or needing help with difficult decisions regarding the care of the person with dementia. Family requiring support to manage symptoms of the dementia or requiring advice and management of various situations regarding the person they are caring for. From the 1st of April the DAC will no longer be operating from a static base in the Outer West Library. The service will become community based, offering a far more accessible service to those it supports. The contact details for initial contact and enquiries to the DAC will remain the same with the current email and telephone contact continuing. Support in communication with various teams and professionals. Services requiring training, education or support in working with people with dementia.