Elderly Care

Adult social care – Birmingham City Council

Adult Social Care (ASC) in Birmingham is focused on keeping people in their own homes and communities, and living independent lives whenever possible. All with their own choice and control so that they can live good quality lives and enjoy good health and wellbeing.

Age UK Birmingham

Information and advice for the over 60s.

0121 437 0033

[email protected]

Dementia UK

Dementia UK offers specialist one to one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

0800 888 6678

[email protected]

The Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

0800 470 80 90

Age Concern Birmingham

Age Concern Birmingham is committed to tackling the challenges faced by an ageing society. Our vision is to excel in all our endeavours to meet the needs of older people and others in need.

0121 362 3650

[email protected]

Dementia Information & Support for Carers

DISC allow self-referrals. They help prevent hospital admissions for dementia patients by doing direct referrals to:

– District nurses (to help with hygiene, incontinence, weight loss, pressure sores, SALT referral)
– Dieticians (to get fortisips etc)
– Occupational therapists ( to get aids in the house)
– Social services
– Emergency respite for carers
– Contact rapid response (to get emergency carers)

01215 336483

Looking after someone with dementia

Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging and stressful. But with the right support, it can be rewarding and often satisfying.