Dementia

2. Dementia support in East Sussex

Visit your GP

If you’re worried about your memory, you should contact your GP. Your doctor may do some basic tests with you and might refer you to the memory assessment service.

Memory assessment service

This service provides:

  • a memory assessment
  • a diagnosis
  • an ongoing care management plan for your GP
  • referral back to your GP for continuing care
  • up-to-date information for you and your carer about support and services available in your local area
  • a named personal contact to support you throughout your journey with dementia.

Support after diagnosis

The Dementia Support Service covers East Sussex and offers information, advice and support tailored to your needs.

Dementia Support Service leaflet

They’ll work with you to develop a plan that reflects your health and wellbeing needs. This might include a financial health check.

Contact the Demential Support Service on:

Tel: 0345 60 80 191

Email: HSCC@eastsussex.gov.uk

Once a referral has been made, a member of the team will contact you to arrange a visit.

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