NHS ServicesNHS Wales offers primary and secondary care for people with dementia. Find out below what options are available from The National Health Service in Swansea.
Primary & Secondary Care For Dementia
Westfa/ Ty Garngoch
Community Dementia Team
The Primary Care Dementia Support Team in Swansea provides a first point of contact for anyone concerned about changes to their cognitive health. The team consists of two Senior Dementia Practitioners and six Dementia Support Workers who are now working with the five GP led Health Clusters in Swansea.
If you or anyone you know is experiencing changes to their memory, please either speak to your GP about putting you in touch with the Community Dementia Support Service or contact us yourself via the Social Services, Common Access Point; Tel: 01792 636519. We will arrange for one of our friendly Dementia Support Workers to come and talk to you about your concerns and help you decide on what to do next.
Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families living with dementia to help them cope. The two Swansea nurses will work closely with social workers, community nurses, mental health teams and GPs, providing specialist community-based care for dementia patients and their families.
If you wish to be referred to this service please contact the ABMU’s Acute Clinical Response Service at Bonymaen Clinic, Bonymaen, Swansea Contact details 01792 517979 or Email ABM.ClinicalResponseService@wales.nhs.uk.