Useful Links

Admiral Nurses

Admiral nurses provide support and guidance to those living with dementia, their families and carers.

Helpline: 0333 011 4508


Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society offers advice, information and support to people living with dementia, their families and carers.

National Helpline: 0300 222 1122

Local office: 01274 586008

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HALE Healthy Living Project

It offers a number of services and activity groups for older people, including Networkers, who will visit the client and help them find out about places to visit or activities to take part in.

Telephone: 01274 271088



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Age UK

Age UK can provide advice and information for people in later life

Age UK Advice line – 0800 169 65 65

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Care Quality Commission (CQC)

National Independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. It can provide a list of care homes for a specific area, and home inspection reports

Helpline: 03000 616161


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Carers UK

National charity providing a free information and advice service for carers

Helpline: 0808 808


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Dementia Adventure

 people living with dementia to get outdoors, connect with nature, themselves and their community, and retain a sense of adventure in their lives.

Helpline: 01275 237548

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Driver and vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

Maintains a register of drivers and vehicles and provides information for drivers. To report a medical condition, contact:

Tel: 0300 790 6806


Office of the Public Guardian

For information about making a Lasting Power of Attorney or applying to the Court of Protection

Tel: 0300 456 0300



HALE Wellbeing Cafés

Who can come?  Any older person who may be feeling isolated or depressed or anyone who is becoming a little forgetful and their spouse /carer.

Baildon Wellbeing Cafe,

Baildon Moravian Church, West Fold (off Westgate) Baildon BD17 5EL 

First Thursday in the month 1.30pm - 3.30pm £3.00

Contact:  Carol at Hale for further details.  07946 154161

Wrose Buddies (Wellbeing Café)

Wrose Methodist Church, Thornacre Road, BD18 1JY

Third Monday of every month 1.30-3.30, £3.00

Contact: Shirley for further details. 07535 660958


Bingley Wellbeing Cafe

(Shipley & Bingley Voluntary Services)

Little House, Market Street, Bingley BD16 2HP

2nd Wednesday of each month 1.30–3.30 pm

Telephone: 01274 781222

Wilsden Wellbeing Cafe

St. Matthew's Church, Main Street, Wilsden BD15 0BZ

First Wednesday of every month 1.30-3.30, £3.00

Contact: Shirley for further details. 07535 660958


Baildon Buddies

Who can come to the social group?  Any older person who may be feeling isolated or depressed or anyone who is becoming a little forgetful and their spouse/carer.

The activities during the social group session include crafts, quizzes, games, and reminiscence. We also occasionally invite speakers to the group to give talks and information on health and wellbeing. Refreshments are provided.

Methodist Church, Baildon,

Every Thursday 1.15-3.15, £3.50

The first Thursday of each month we show a film

Contact: Shirley for further details. 07535 660958


Memory Lane Reminiscence Group 


How do you fancy having a stroll down memory lane with us? We are interested in your memories of Baildon and this community, and each week we will be exploring a different aspect of bygone days: music, cinema, old photographs, food and cookery. Come and discuss your experience of life from the end of WW2 onwards. We also have guest speakers and classic film shows. We meet on the third Tuesday of the month at 2pm. The group is led by and old friend of St Hugh’s, Stewart Main, and our very own old film expert Paul Wooding. Sessions cost £2 which includes refreshments. Just turn up and we look forward to meeting you!

Singalong -A Baildon

A social afternoon singing familiar songs

1st and 3rd Friday of the month, 1.30-3.30

Wesley Cafe, Baildon Methodist Church 

Just turn up or call Shirley at HALE 07535 660958

Happy Memories

A fun, supportive and relaxed singing session for people with dementia and their  carers.

St Andrew's Church, Undercliffe, BD2 4QP

Every Thursday at 1.30-2.45pm

To book a place please call Bev, Becky or Vic on 01274 586008

Alzheimer's Society Wellbeing Cafes

Wellbeing cafes provide entertainment and social activities for people living with dementia and their carers. The setting is both relaxed and informal and entertainment is provided. Carers are given an opportunity to discuss any concerns with a support worker from the Alzheimer's Society.

Eccleshill (Beaufort Grove) Wellbeing café

St James Church Hall, Beaufort Grove, Bolton Road, Bolton Bradford. BD2 4LJ.

 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 1.30-3.30 pm

Telephone: 01274 586008


Ilkley Wellbeing Cafe

Clark Foley Centre, Ilkley. LS29 7DZ

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 1.30-3.30 pm  

Phone 01943 586008


Carers group

A local monthly group for people with an diagnosis of dementia, and their carers. It provides peer support and activities based around reminiscence. Carers are given an opportunity to meet and network with other carers.

meet at The Anchorage, 47 Westcliffe Road, Shipley.

BD18 3DX

For more information contact Julie or Neil on 01274 586008

or email: bradford@alzheimer's 


Pathways is a group for people living with young onset dementia (also known as working age dementia) in the Bradford district. The group is led by a team of dedicated, experienced volunteers and membership is free

Members can enjoy a monthly face-to-face support group, in an informal setting, where they can share experiences with others in a similar situation. 

For more information phone 07917 751478 

or email 

Today group

The TODAY group provides a supported environment for you to talk about your diagnosis and how it affects you, with     people in a similar situation.

Join us once a month for support, friendship and


The TODAY group is on the 4th Thursday of the month at 

St Andrew's Church, Undercliffe. BD2 4QP. 1.30-2.45pm

For more information about the group, please    contact Julie or Rani on 01274 586008.

Information and Advice Service Complex Needs

Free, impartial confidential and independent advice

Welfare benefits

  • Motability Scheme

  • Accessible Transport

  • NHS costs

  • Blue badges

  • Travel cards and passes

  • Housing

  • Debt

Tel - 01274 594173 

FIT - Face it Together

An  involvement group for people with dementia or memory problems. The group work to help the local community, businesses and other organisations understand what it is like to have dementia  and how they can best support people in your situation.

For more information please contact:

 Alzheimer’s Society, Bradford & district

 Tel. 01274 586008

The Memory Tree

Dementia Support in the Local Community

Refreshments and social time together and carer support

The Memory Tree @ Idle

2nd and 4th Tuesday 10.30-12.30

Idle Baptist Church, Bradford Rd, BD10 9PE

The Memory Tree @ Shipley

2nd and 4th Wednesday 10.30-12.15

St. Peter's Church Hall, Moorhead Lane, Shipley

BD18 4JH

The Memory Tree @ Keighley

2nd and 4th Friday 1.45-3.30

Keighley Shared Church Hall, Market Street, BD21 5AD

The Memory Tree @ Low Moor

1st and 3rd Wednesday 10.30-12.00

Aldersgate Methodist Church, Common Road, BD12 0TW

The Memory Tree @ Burley-in-Wharfedale

1st and 3rd Thursday 2.00-4.00

Parish Centre, Station Road, LS29 7NE

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