Who are we?
Leigh Dementia Carers Support Group is a small independent, grant funded organisation; run by volunteers and is supported by www.bluepink.co.uk – A JSP Media brand.
Membership is open to carers of people with dementia where the carers or cared for; should live within Wigan Borough, carers must be 18 years or above.
Other carers, and former carers that may have an interest in working with the group, may be invited to join at anytime; with the majority agreement of the existing group members. Overlaps in the provision of medical and support services, sometimes encompass residents of Atherton & Tyldesley; carers from these districts are welcome to contact us.
How to join us.
Meetings are held once a month – normally 1st Friday of each month.
2.00 – 4.00 p.m at Wigan & Leigh Pensioners Link Resource Centre,
27 Charles Street, Leigh. WN7 1DB See our meetings page for dates.
The purpose of the group is to:
- Give each other support
- Share information
- Give carers a chance to share their experiences & apprehensions with others
- Give carers a break from their caring role through group meetings and social outings
- Signpost people to relevant services