South West area
Welcome to the South West area fundraising page. Here you can get local fundraising support and find out what is happening in your area.
Other local volunteering opportunities
Do you have some time to spare? Volunteering is flexible; ranging from a few hours each year, to several days a week. It's your choice.
Please contact us to find out about volunteering opportunities in the South West.
More about Alzheimer's Society in the South West area
In the South West area there are over 81,000 people with dementia and it is predicted that this figure will rise to over 106,000 by 2021. The South West has the highest number of people living with dementia in the West, however, it also has the lowest diagnosis rate.
There are support groups and local services which provide day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring. Find out more about services in the South West area.