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Record Number: 1436

Alzhiemer Scotland
13-19 King Street
AB24 5AA

Phone: 01224 644077

24-hour Helpline: 0808 808 3000
(Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Helpline)

Email: AberdeenCityServices@alzscot.org Website: http://www.alzscot.org


Alzheimer Scotland is a national charity which helps and supports people with dementia and their carers. The Aberdeen Office provides a central point for information and advice about all aspects of dementia and services that are available locally and nationally.

In partnership and cooperation with other organisations and individuals, Alzheimer Scotland will initiate and assist the development of services to people with dementia and their carers throughout the North East of Scotland.

The aim of the following services is to provide information and develop a network of carer support groups, day care initiatives, sitter services and befriending schemes, at local levels. Services are provided by paid staff and volunteers in collaboration with carers, local groups, voluntary organisations and statutory services.

Aberdeen Dementia Resource Centre

13-19 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 5AA
Tel: 01224 644077
Email: aberdeencityservices@alzscot.org
Administrator: Suzanne Black

North Aberdeenshire Services

Chalmers Hospital, Clunie Street, Banff AB45 1JA
Tel: 01261 819066
Email: nasbanff@alzscot.org
Service Manager: Janice Caine
Administrator: Val Sleigh
Day Care Organisers: Turriff - Andrea O'Neill, Whitehills - June Sim, Peterhead/Fraserburgh - Kathy Fraser

30 West High Street, Inverurie AB51 3QR
Tel: 01467 530510
E.mail: nasinverurie@alzscot.org
Community Activities Organiser: Anouk Kahanov-Kloppert
Email: akahanovkloppert@alzscot.org
Administrator: Karen Montrose

South Aberdeenshire Services

Arduthie Lodge, Kincardine Community Hospital, Kirkton Road, Stonehaven AB39 2NJ
Tel: 01569 690310
Email: southaberdeenshireservices@alzscot.org
Service Manager: Sarah Duff
Day Care Organiser: Jill Jamieson

Suite 3, 32-36 High Street, Banchory AB31 5FR
Tel: 01330 824486
Email: deesideservices@alzscot.org
Administrator: Fiona Stuart
Link Worker: Doreen Fowlie

Moray Services

Victoria House, Victoria Crescent, Elgin, IV30 1RQ
Tel: 01343 552080
Email: morayservices@alzscot.org
Administrator: Shirley McKenzie (Tue/Thu: 9.00am-11.30pm)
Dementia Advisor: Wendy Menzies
Link Worker: George Cull

Branches and Support Groups

These groups offer carers support, advice and information about dementia and its prognosis. At monthly support groups carers are able to discuss the services they have received and share the problems or worries they may have about looking after a dementia sufferer.

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Most groups invite speakers along at regular intervals to lead discussion on specific issues of interest and benefit to carers. Members of the groups and branches, who are mostly carers or former carers, are also keen to talk to other organisations about dementia and the problems faced by carers.

Elgin Branch

Dementia Advisor: Wendy Menzies
Phone: 01343 552080
Email: WMenzies@Alzscot.org

The branch runs two drop-in services, a carer support group, art and craft sessions and summer outings. Further details can be obtained from the contact number above.

Banff and Turriff Carers Support Groups
Chalmers Hospital, Clunie Street, Banff AB45 1JA
Contact: Janice Caine
Tel: 01261 819066

Peterhead and Fraserburgh Carers Support Groups
Chalmers Hospital, Clunie Street, Banff AB45 1JA
Contact: Janice Caine
Tel: 01261 819066

The Carers Support Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 10.00am- 12.30pm in the common room, Roanheads Sheltered Housing, Peterhead.

Stonehaven Carers Support Group
Arduthie Lodge, Kincardine Community Hospital, Kirkton Road, Stonehaven AB39 2NJ
Contact: Sarah Duff
Tel: 01560 690310
The Carers Support Group meets held monthly at the Belvedere Hotel, Stonehaven.

More Information

Area Covered: Aberdeen / Aberdeenshire / Moray

Aberdeenshire Coverage: Banff & Buchan / Buchan / Formartine / Garioch / Kincardine & Mearns / Marr

Scottish Charity No.: SC022315

Contacts & Addresses

Individual Contacts:

Regional Manager: Gabrielle Colston

Service Manager: Brenda Stewart
Email: bstewart@alzscot.org

Dementia Advisor: Sarah Geoghegan 
Email: sgeoghegan@alzscot.org

Seize the Day Project Manager: Rosie Leavett
Email: seizetheday@alzscot.org
492 Union Street
Aberdeen AB10 1TS
Tel: 01224 632137

Additional Addresses:

Alzheimer Scotland
22 Drumsheugh Gardens
Tel: 0131 243 1453 
Email: alzheimer@alzscot.org

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Last Updated: 2017-08-01 11:22:54   
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