South West area

Welcome to the South West area page. You can find out what is happening in your area, and how to organise your own events.

Need local fundraising support?

Your Community Fundraiser can offer you support, materials and advice. Alternatively, tell us about your fundraising idea and we will get in touch with you. 

Dania Shaw 
Community Fundraiser - South West - Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly 
Tel: 01752 608 904 or 07801 133556 
Email: Dania.Shaw@alzheimers.org.uk

Community Fundraiser - Dorset and Somerset
Email: Enquiries@alzheimers.org.uk

Laura Hewitt
Community Fundraiser - Bristol, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire
Tel: 0117 967 3032
Email: Laura.Hewitt@alzheimers.org.uk

Lucie Fowler
Community Fundraiser - Bath and NE Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire
Tel: 07850 200534
Email: lucie.fowler@alzheimers.org.uk

Join us on Facebook and Twitter

Join Alzheimer's Society South West England on Facebook and Twitter - find out about local events, news stories and volunteering opportunities.

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.