Waltham Forest Dementia Hub



The Dementia Hub is a service for people living with dementia and their carers in Waltham Forest, and is based in Leyton.

There are lots of different services and professionals that people can access under one roof.


The Dementia Hub is currently closed to members of the public due to COVID-19. If you need to contact the Intensive Dementia Outreach Service then please call 0208 558 0647.

In addition, you can contact the Alzheimer's Society on 020 8556 8171 or at walthamforest@alzheimers.org.uk.

What Services are here? Click to get info

Alzheimer’s Society Cognitive Stimulation session
Free social activities to help strengthen a person's communication skills, thinking and memory. For people living with dementia and their carers.
Every Wednesday during term-time 1.30 pm to 3.30pm

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friends session
Free session to learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action by becoming a Dementia Friend.
Anyone can attend
Fourth Wednesday of every month 10.30am to 11.30am

Alzheimer’s Society Singing for the Brain
Free singing sessions to bring people together in a friendly and stimulating activity. For people living with dementia and their carers.
Every Thursday 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Art and Craft sessions
Free craft sessions for people living with dementia and their carers.
See the arts and craft timetable
or call 0208 558 0647 for more information

Books on Prescription Lending Library 
The Library Service will be lending out books from the Books on Prescription reading list, as recommended by clinicians.
You can also join the Library Service.
We will soon be starting a reading group
Fourth Tuesday of every month 11.00am to 12.00pm
Free to use just turn up!

Carers First Benefits Advice session
Advice sessions to support carers with accessing benefits.
Please call 0300 303 1555 to book an appointment.

Carers First Carers Café
Free drop in session for a drink and chat with other carers.
Fourth Wednesday of every month 10.30am to 12.30pm

Carers First Drop-in
A free first come first served advice session for carers.
Second Wednesday of every month 10.00am to 13.00pm

Dementia Walking Group
Join us for a stroll at 10.30am every Tuesday, followed by refreshments at the Dementia Hub.
This walk is free and open to all. It will last around 30 minutes and will be around the local area.

Early Onset Dementia group
Free sessions for people aged under 65 and diagnosed with dementia, and their carers. For more information
Call: 0208 556 8171
Email: walthamforest@alzheimers.org.uk

Intensive Dementia Outreach (IDO) Service
A service offering a stimulating range of activities at the Hub, which includes gardening, chair-based exercise, quizzes, music and games.
A home visiting service is also available.
Referral is through Adult Social Care for those with eligible needs
Call: 020 8496 3000.

Music for All
An interactive session for parents, toddlers and people living with dementia.
Music provided by Double Bass Dan.
Parents are asked for a suggested donation of £5.00 towards the session.
Just drop in.
Download the latest timetable
Or call: 0208 558 0647 to find out the next session

How to get here Click to get info

Waltham Forest Dementia Hub

25 Sidmouth Road, Leyton E10 5QZ

8.00am to 5.00 pm

Monday to Friday 

Call: 0208 558 0647