The Silver Line – free helpline for older people

The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year.

Dementia UK

A range of advice about COVID-19 and how to look after someone with dementia during this time.

Coronavirus: Tips for Dementia caregivers

Tips from the Alzheimer’s Association.

Leeds Directory

Essential and necessary services, such as trades that can help with urgent repairs in the home to keep you safe and well, as well as a range of local community care and support services, activities and events that support people to live the life they want to live.

Downloadable resources to prompt discussion

Themed pictures from different decades with prompt questions to aid discussion. These resources are friendly for people living with dementia but could also be utilised by anyone over the age of 70 who is isolating. Developed by Leeds City Council Complex Needs & Peer Support Services

Home eras flash cards (PDF); Household items flash cards (PDF); Home and shopping quiz (PDF)

Duos Flash Cards

These cards do not have the names of the duos to allow people to guess the name of the person/character. They include film stars, comedy greats, musicians covering popular culture. On the back of the card there is information and suggested questions to stimulate conversation. The cards can also be used picture side up to create a pairs game (when printed). Instructions for Duos Flash Cards