What do we do?

Dementia Wellbeing East London provides person-centred social and emotional support to people living with advanced dementia in the boroughs of Hackney, City of London, Tower Hamlets, and Newham.

Dementia Wellbeing Volunteers

Our trained and supervised volunteers visit people to provide ten dementia wellbeing sessions – in their own home / in their nursing or care home / in hospital.

The volunteers offer meaningful activities and sensory stimulation, embracing any individual or cultural needs or interests.

Dementia Wellbeing sessions may include:
  • Connecting through gentle touch
  • Reminiscence activities
  • Playing favourite music
  • Reading favourite books/poems
  • Encouraging gentle movement
  • Games and other playful activities


How to access the Dementia Wellbeing service 

This is a free service. If you know or provide care for someone living with dementia in the boroughs we serve, you can make a referral to this service on their behalf.

We will assess the person’s needs and identify how they and their family might benefit from this programme.

To find out more please contact the Dementia Wellbeing East London team on 020 8525 3165 or email

To make a referral call the First Contact Team on 0300 30 30 400 or email