Useful Contacts

The Dementia Wellbeing Service

Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service works with various partners from across Bristol, bringing them together to create personalised ‘wellbeing plans’ for those who use their service. They support GPs, other health professionals and carers to support people affected by dementia.

Access Point Telephone number: 0117 904 5151

Alive Activities

Alive is a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of older people and their carers.

Our vision
A world where older people live lives full of joy, meaning and connection.

Our mission
To prioritise health and wellbeing into later life.

Engages older people creatively through meaningful activity
Trains and supports care staff to enrich the lives of older people
Reduces older people’s social isolation by connecting them to their local communities
Speaks up for the rights of older people to those with the power to improve their lives

Home Instead Bristol North

Home Instead Bristol North provides services from Henleaze, Westbury-on-Trym & Stoke Bishop.

An independent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that we provided an outstanding service to our clients, supported by a high quality team of care professionals.

We understand the importance of providing great care at home and making sure that families feel confident that their loved ones continue to live their lives to the full.

We specialise in the care and support of those with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Our CAREGivers complete City & Guilds accredited training in these areas, giving them the skills to understand and enhance the lives of those they care for.

For further information call 0117 989 8210 or visit our website:

The Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA)

The Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA) helps people and their families in finding trusted accredited financial advisers who are experienced in working with and understanding financial needs in later life.

The complexities of the many decisions you or your family may need to face when looking at issues such as care funding matters or whether equity release is the right thing for you, need careful and considered advice. Good financial advice should help you make clear and informed decisions knowing that you have had the information and choices presented to you in a way that helps you make the best choices and decisions for you or for a family member.

Go to our Find an Adviser page on our website where you can search for an adviser who is local and can ensure you have the peace of mind that you are making the right financial choices to secure your future.

Find out more:

Link Age Bristol

Our mission is to create lasting solutions that strengthen communities, improve health and wellbeing, and reduce social isolation among older people.

LinkAge Network is a local charity that has been active in Bristol since 2007, originating from a recommendation by the Bristol Older Person’s Partnership Board.

LinkAge Network fulfils its mission by keeping people aged 55+ at the heart of our work.

Telephone contact: 0117 929 7537

How can I help fund research?

Alzheimer’s Research UK

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity, dedicated to causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure.

Tel: 0300 111 5555




BRACE Dementia Research

BRACE funds world class clinical and laboratory research into Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia to find better treatments, achieve earlier diagnosis and one day, a cure. BRACE is a regional charity, supporting researchers in South West England and South Wales.

The BRACE Charity Office, Bristol Brain Centre, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, BS10 5NB

Tel: 0117 414 4831