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Who will support my family?

Turning Point 

One in four of us will be affected by a mental health problem at some point in our lives.

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services have been developed to provide free talking therapies for anyone who is experiencing elements of the following:

  • Low mood and depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress

Alzheimer Society - Dementia Connect

If you need dementia support, they're here for you. We know dementia affects everyone differently.  So whether you, a loved one, a friend or neighbour is affected by dementia, they're here to support you. 

Carers Wakefield 

Carers Wakefield & District are a voluntary organisation providing advice, information and support to unpaid carers across the whole of Wakefield district.

Dementia UK - Admiral Nurses 

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses. Continually supported and developed by Dementia UK, they provide life-changing support for families affected by all forms of dementia – including Alzheimer’s disease.

Wakefield Hospice 

Wakefield Hospice (Registered Charity No.518392), is committed to providing the highest level of symptom management and care for people who have advanced active, progressive and life threatening illness.

Last updated: 1/9/2023