Useful links Doncaster
Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Tel: (01302) 737391
The first point of contact if a person is beginning to struggle in their own home. They may arrange for a social worker or Occupational Therapist to complete an assessment of your needs. Services available include home care and equipment/ adaptations.
Tel: (01302) 737701
Support available from rehabilitation officers regarding aids, information, advice and training.
Tel: (01302) 736574
DRASS is the part of the Council’s Public Buildings Maintenance Section, which carries out minor repairs and small maintenance jobs within people’s own homes and garden to help prevent accidents and maintain safety and independence.
FREEPHONE 0808 126 3123 or (01302) 735191
You can arrange for repairs, maintenance and servicing of gas, solid fuel and other appliances in Doncaster Council homes by contacting St. Leger Homes of Doncaster’s Technical Support Service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Tel: (01302) 327800
DIAL provides information, advice and support to people with any disability (including physical, sensory, learning disability and people who have mental health problems) and those with ill health (eg cancer or heart disease). We also provide a service for families, carers and friends of disabled people and for professionals working within healthcare.
Tel: (01302) 217777
The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice from over 3,200 locations, and by influencing policymakers.
Tel: (01302) 637566
Doncaster Partnership for Carers aims to provide a comprehensive service, which supports and enables carers to have a choice in their caring role.
There is a wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions.
Tel: (01302) 812345
Age concern offer day care centres with transport and lunch provided (there is a charge). There is also a cleaning service and help with personal care available.
Tel: (01302) 737053
Our Energy Team is focused on reducing the energy use in Doncaster, to save money and reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions.
We advise residents and businesses how to save energy and help improve the energy efficiency of their homes and businesses
Tel: (01302) 892949
The Independent Living Unit aims to provide impartial advice about equipment and practical aspects of daily living for disabled people, carers and professionals. Two state registered Occupational Therapists are available to provide equipment assessments and advice both in the unit and the wider community. As an “Open Referral” policy is in operation, anyone can contact the Independent Living Unit for an assessment with the Occupational Therapist without a referral from a GP or other professional. A range of equipment on display is available for demonstration, assessments and training.
Tel: (01302) 365365
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Park Care Meals is a family run Yorkshire based “Meals on Wheels” service that has been established since 1995. Our mission is to provide a daily visit whilst delivering delicious, wholesome meals to your door at great value for money.
Tel: (01302) 342400
Bus service to town/ supermarkets, picking you up from home. Wheelchair accessible.
Tel: 08457 909090
24-hour confidential emotional support help line for anyone in a crisis.
Tel: (01302) 814647
Bereavement support. The support to a person with dementia would be dependent upon the expertise of the volunteer counsellor.
Relate is offering free face-to face, telephone or online counselling to people caring for their loved ones with dementia.