Elderly Care

Alzheimer Society

There are dementia services and support groups in your area. Find out what’s available where you are.

Telephone: 0330 333 0804

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk


Dial-a-ride operates a transport service for older people, disabled people and people who don’t have access to a car in Lydney, Cinderford and Coleford.

Telephone: 01594 843809

Website: www.lydneydialaride.co.uk

Email: dar@lydneydialaride.co.uk


Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org

Age Concern Forest of Dean

A charity operating a hot meal delivery service for individual people and luncheon clubs across the Forest of Dean. Special diets can be catered for. They also operate a befriending service.

Telephone: 01594 827927

Website: www.ageconcernforestofdean.com

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk