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Applications for the household support fund are now paused. Please come back and check this website for when the scheme will re-open.

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The dementia gateway service supports Dudley residents who are living with dementia, including support for carers and family members.

Anyone worried about dementia, diagnosed with the condition, their families or carers can ask for help from Dementia Advisors who offer tailored advice and information about living well with dementia. This can include :

  • Help with a diagnosis
  • Dementia advise and information
  • Carer support
  • Independent living
  • Community and social support
  • Accessing short and long term support
  • Accessing The Crystal Gateway

The Crystal Gateway

The Crystal Gateway is a dementia day centre which is accessed through a social care assessment. Crystal provides respite and beneficial activity sessions in the dementia centre or alternatively in a person’s home.

The Crystal Gateway also offers a meeting space for people living with dementia and their carers every Wednesday morning between 10am and 12pm, to have a cuppa, chat with others and get help with any queries or support. Simply pop along or call 01384 813315 to find out more. 

Please call 0300 555 0055 for information, advice and support  about the Crystal Gateway.

Our Independent Living brochure also gives you detailed information on the full range of services available to help keep you safe, secure, happy, well and independent in your own home, including how to return to independence after a period of illness or hospital stay. 


For more information, advice, help or support please contact our dementia gateways or view more information on Dementia on our Community Information Directory.  The Alzheimer's Society also provides valuable services, tailored to the particular needs of people with any type of dementia, and to their carers.