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.

We work with the early stages of dementia.

Wherever you live in Sunderland, we will provide you with the support you need.

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...

Essence Service open day to mark Dementia Awareness / Action Week – 23rd May 2018

    In the UK, one person develops dementia every three minutes. Yet too many people living with dementia face the...

Carer peer support groups from May 2018 onwards!

  Our carer peer support groups have changed. Previously we had the TIME OUT @ Essence group (for younger carers)...

The Sunderland Empire has chosen Age UK Sunderland as their nominated Charity of the Year!

  The Sunderland Empire has a Charity of the Year scheme which has raised thousands over the years and have chosen Age...

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...

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.

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