Supporting people with dementia and their carers

Essence Service: Keep the essence of you, after a dementia diagnosis.

What is the Essence Service?

We are here to provide support and information to people who have been diagnosed with Dementia and their Carers. Wherever you live in Sunderland, we will provide you with the support you need.

Volunteer open day, Wednesday 7th March 2018

VOLUNTEER OPEN DAY!   Don’t miss this opportunity to drop into the Award Winning Essence Service on WEDNESDAY 7th...

Dementia Friends Sessions – held at the Essence Centre

    Dementia Friends sessions are held at the Essence Centre regularly throughout the year.  These are one-off...

Understanding Dementia – A resource for carers and their families

    We run a free 5 week course for carers and their families - "Understanding Dementia". The feedback we have had...

TIME OUT @ Essence

Meet up with other younger carers supporting their partners, for a cuppa and a chat in an informal setting. Held on...

The W.I.S.E Group at the Essence Centre

Welcome Into Support at Essence! The WISE group gives carers the opportunity to meet others in a similar situation for...

Get in touch with us

To find out more contact us or pop in to the Essence Service centre, at the Sir Thomas Allen Centre, Mill Hill Road, Doxford Park, Sunderland, SR3 2ND.

Our partners

The Essence Service is a joint collaboration between Age UK Sunderland and Sunderland Carers’ Centre. It is funded by Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group.

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