NEW Weekly Dementia Support Groups
Birmingham Carers Hub offers a range of support to those who look after someone living with dementia. We have three delivery partners (Age Concern Birmingham, Age UK Birmingham and Dementia Carers Count) who together form the Dementia Carers Hub. With the expertise of our health professionals, trained advisors and welcoming group leads, you will be guided and supported throughout your caring journey.
Earlier this year, we launched free support groups where dementia Carers could connect with others who are on a similar journey. Each week, Carers can gain practical support, get advice from qualified dementia advisers, information from guest speakers and wellbeing support through planned activities. The meeting usually lasts for about two hours and includes free refreshments.
During the second week of September, three more support groups started for those who look after someone close to them living with dementia. Support groups launched in Selly Oak, Acocks Green, and in Sutton Coldfield, with more groups launching in the coming months.
There’s no need to book, just come along to your nearest group. Please note that this is a time just for you, so please make alternative care arrangements. Groups are based across the constituencies of Birmingham. Here’s a list of current dementia support groups.
|Day & Time||Constituency||Venue||Launch Date|
11:00 – 13:00
|Perry Barr Support Group||Springfield Housing, |
22 Old Walsall Road, Handsworth B42 1DT.
14:30 – 16:00
|Selly Oak Support Group||Sense Touchbase Pears Cafe, 750 Bristol Road, Selly Oak B29 6NA.||12 September 2023|
10:00 – 12:00
|Northfield Support Group|
(Mindfulness Art Session)
51 Edgewood Road, Kings Norton B38 9RN.
|27 September 2023|
13:00 – 15:00
|Sutton Coldfield Support Group||Falcon Lodge Community Hub, Churchill Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7LB.||13 September 2023|
10:30 – 12:30
|Yardley Support Group||Acocks Green Library, Shirley Road, Acocks Green B27 7XH.||14 September 2023|
11:00 – 13:00
|Perry Barr Support Group||Oscott Community Centre, Birdbrook Road, Great Barr B44 9TY.||May 2023|
18:00 – 19:00
|All constituencies||Online via Zoom|
Call 0121 437 0033 and ask to register with the Zoom Carer Group.
13.30 – 15:30
|Edgbaston Support Group||Harborne Baptist Church, Harborne Park Road, Harborne B17 0DH.||13 October 2023|
For support groups and dementia awareness sessions:
email email@example.com or call 0121 437 0033 and press option 2.
For general information, help and advice around dementia, including Carer Assessments:
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0333 006 9711 and ask to speak to one of our Specialist Dementia Carer Advisors.