External Contacts - Elderly Care

Croydon Age UK

Age UK Croydon cares about all older people in the London Borough of Croydon, and believes that later life should be an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. We provide vital services, focusing on the needs of those in later life.

Visit the Age UK Croydon website

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Coordinate My Care

We are an NHS clinical service currently available across London. We work to empower patients to have choices about the care they receive and to make those choices known to those who care for them.

Visit the Coordinate My Care website


Shopping Bus for older people (60+)

Starting on Monday 11th March 2019. This is a door to door service to Sainsbury’s in Purley Way.

  • Travel to Sainsbury’s and back
  • Shopping with help of a volunteer
  • Chatting over tea/coffee
  • Learning about local services

Cost: £3

To book a place please contact: Anna D’Agostino 020 8684 3719

Email: anna@bmeforum.org


Croydon Dementia Support

Our dementia support workers offer information and practical guidance to help you understand dementia, cope with day-to-day challenges and prepare for the future. They offer information to people who are worried about their memory and ongoing support to people affected by dementia face to face, over the phone or in writing.

Visit Croydon Dementia Support website


Alzheimer's Society - Croydon

We provide telephone information and advice to people with dementia, their carers, family and friends and at public events. We also run a support group in Selsdon, Croydon for current or former carers up to age 65 years, caring for people with dementia.
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month 7.00pm – 9.00pm.

Visit Croydon Alzheimer's Society website


Memory Tree Café

Memory Tree Café is for people living with dementia and their carers to come together and enjoy a welcoming and stimulating social environment.

Visit the Age UK website for more details


St Christopher's Hospice

At St Christopher’s Hospice our vision is of a world in which all dying people and those close to them have access to the care and support they need, when and wherever they need it.

Visit St Christopher's Hospice website


Croydon Neighbourhood Care Association

Croydon Neighbourhood Care is an Umbrella charity, working to meet the needs of isolated, vulnerable and frail people within the borough. We support local Neighbourhood Care Associations (our member groups) and provide services and advice to adults within Croydon.

Visit Croydon Neighbourhood Care Association website


Dying Matters

Dying Matters is a coalition of 32,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.

Visit Hospice UK Dying Matters website



Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678