Dorset Memory Gateway Service


Short Title
Category Diagnosis
Organisation Dorset CCG
Contact Name Jane Brennan
Contact Email casey.townsend@dorsetccg.nhs.uk
Web Link http://goo.gl/suqdbD
Sector Community
Region Dorset
Postcode
Active Yes

Dorset Memory Gateway Service incorporates: Memory Support and Advisory Service, Memory Assessment Service, GP involvement. Aims to provide a simplified and more efficient service for people with memory loss or dementia. Pilot sites in 5 areas tested effectiveness of partnership.

Outcome

Need identified to expand model Dorset-wide to ensure early identification for wider group. Increase planned in number of support and social groups running. Services will include one-to-one support, memory cafes, training for carers, and support for DFC creation. 


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