Dementia Resources & Support in Bury

Posted on
13 May 2024



Below are some resources you might find helpful, click on the entries for more information:



Grundy Hub - please ring us on 0161 253 6555 and we will do our best to advise you and signpost you to the Council if necessary



Bury Dementia Action Alliance

Contact Laura for more information (click on the link)



Age UK Bury

Call 0161 763 9030

Age UK Bury GM LGBTQ+ Online Dementia Support Group

Call Maggie for more information (click on the link)



n-compass Bury Carers Hub



Bury Directory 'dementia' search results - all listed local support services



Alzheimer's Society

Dementia suppport line - call 0300 150 3456


Local support groups

(Last updated May 2024)


1st Wednesday of the month

1.30pm - 3.30pm

United Reform Church, Radcliffe

Free. Refreshments, activities on a different theme each month & resource table.

Contact: 0161 724 4187 or


Dementia Friends

Every Tuesday 

11am - 1.30pm - drop in any time

The Goat's Gate, Whitefield

Support and activities - for more information please contact the pub directly on 0161 249 6990 or here


Dignifying Dementia -

Singing groups aimed at those living with memory issues, their families, and carers, but welcomes any older people.

Tottington - Merry Melodies

Every Wednesday

1pm - 3pm

St John's Church, Tottington

Prestwich - Merry Melodies

Every Thursday 

1pm - 3pm

The Cottage behind Our Lady of Grace Church, Prestwich

Books, films and blogs

Recommended by our staff:


Dementia for Dummies by Simon Atkins

Dementia: The One-Stop Guide by June Andrews

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey


The Father (2020)


Laura has shared her own story about her dad's Dementia diagnosis and how she wishes she'd known where to go for help and advice. Click here to read it.