Dementia and memory loss

If you look after a relative or friend living with dementia then please be aware of the support services listed below and remember that you can request a carer's assessment from Kingston Carers Network.

Local support for people with dementia

Alzheimer's Society

Dementia Advisor 

If you are worried about your memory, have received a diagnosis of dementia, or look after someone living with dementia, our Dementia Advisors will work with you to identify your unique needs and help you plan how to meet these needs. We can give information, and practical advice and help plan for the future.

Drop in Session

Drop in for an informal chat, meet one of our advisers and find out how we can help you with anything relating to living with dementia or looking after someone living with dementia. No appointment necessary.

 Come along,  9.30am – 1.30pm every Thursday Sunray Surgery, 97 Warren Drive South, Surbiton, KT5 9QD

Carers Groups

These are friendly and informal groups for people who support someone living with dementia.  This is an opportunity to meet monthly, connect with others in a similar situation and share emotions, experiences, and practical information. 

  • 10.30am - 12.00pm first Wednesday of every month face to face, Sunray Surgery, 97 Warren Drive South, Surbiton, KT5 9Q  (Parking available on site).        
  • 10.30am – 12.00pm, second Wednesday of each month on Zoom.

Carers Information and Support Programme

Our Carers Information and Support Programme is a series of four workshops run over 4 weeks, which provide an opportunity to improve knowledge, skills and understanding for those caring for a person living with dementia, in a friendly and confidential environment. Future dates to be confirmed.   

For more information get in touch: 

Learn about different types of dementia including symptoms, treatments and support available, or read advice for carers, friends and family, plus real stories and download our free factsheets and practical carers’ guide on the Alzheimers society website.

Dementia Support Line

Call  0333 150 3456

  • Monday to Wednesday, 9am - 8pm
  • Thursday and Friday, 9am - 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Dementia forum

Visit our online community for anyone affected by dementia to get advice, share experiences, and connect.

Dementia Friendly Communities

Our Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator is Working with local organisations to make Kingston an inclusive borough where all residents affected by dementia are empowered and supported to live well. 
Any organisation can sign up to better understand the needs of people with dementia and pledge their actions to support the local community.  

If you're based in Kingston and would like to learn more about Dementia Friendly Communities, arrange a dementia friends information session or discuss how your business or organisation can become dementia friendly contact or visit

Last Modified: 13/03/2024 14:34:52