Pioneering Dementia Academy

A pioneering new training programme is helping people to secure work within the North East’s adult social care sector. Read more

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Our history

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Where your money goes

Unlike large national charities, Dementia Matters do not have huge fundraising resources. This has two impacts on a charity like ours. Firstly, it means that it is always a challenge to bring the funds in that we need to provide those “extra” services. Secondly, however, it means that practically every penny donated goes to the people we support. Read more

Volunteer for us

By giving us your spare time, you're helping support those people and families who are affected by dementia. In turn we can offer you a rewarding experience where you can learn new skills, meet new friends and much, much more Read more

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Rachel Fox

Rachel is our quality manager however she started her working life at Dementia Matters in a completely different role, through our in house development she has grown in Dementia Matters. Read more

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Where we work

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Where we work

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Advice centre

The Dementia Advice Centre is a brand-new service for people living on Tyneside looking for effective, coordinated support or information about living with dementia. Read more

Home support

At Dementia Matters’ we offer an all-inclusive Home Support service providing anything from a 1 hour call up to bespoke 24 hour packages of care designed around you in your home. Read more

Day centre

Providing much needed daily respite for dedicated carers throughout the north east and a stimulating environment with a touch of fun and sense of purpose for those who attend. Read more