Erewash team

How to find us

Ilkeston Resource Centre
243 Heanor Road

Tel: 0300 123 3375

Monday – Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Support available in your neighbourhood

We want to support your Recovery journey and wellbeing in order to support you with fulfilling your potential. 
There are various options for support across Derbyshire which cover your area.  You can find out more information by following the links below.

Within the Trust

Care Homes Project - the aim of the project is to work with Care Homes to improve the care and quality of life for people living with dementia in 24 hour care environment. It incorporates education, person centred care and integrated working.

Non- NHS
  • Care Choices – a  reliable place to find the care home or solution that’s best for you, and the information you need.
  • Derbyshire Care Directory – in association with Care Choices, a directory to help people who are considering entering a care home in Derbyshire.
  • Call Derbyshire - Tel: 01629 533190 - Social Services re-enablement services 
  • Age UK Derby and Derbyshire – offers lots of services for older people and their carers.
  • Derbyshire Carers – supports carers who look after a friend or family member who, due to illness, disability, mental health problems or an addiction cannot cope without their help and support.
  • Chatty Cafe - a chat and natter table is where customers can sit if they are happy to talk to other customers, this brings people together and everyone is invited! If you’re on your own, in a couple, with a friend, if you’re a carer why not sit there with who you care for, mums and babies, dads and babies, grandparents and babies, young people, older people and anyone in between!  
  • Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service - Tel: 01283 817417.  The the service offers the following:
    • Undertaking simple shopping
    • Making sure the home environment is warm and comfortable
    • Arranging for key safes to be fitted and community alarm or telecare systems to be provided if needed
    • Supporting people to pay bills and make appointments
    • Collecting medication prescriptions
    • Helping people to find out about and access community activities to keep them connected to their communities
    • Helping people to understand care options and plan what they need for the future
    • Signposting people to other statutory, voluntary sector and community organisations as appropriate.
  • Stepping Stones Day Centre: Tel: 01773 710939 - Monday to Friday at the Community Hall, Ilkeston Road, Heanor, DE757AG - a place where people from retirement can go to visit and mingle with other friends to enjoy good company, tea and coffee, and a freshly cooked three course meal.
  • Florence Shipley Centre - provide specialist groups for people living with a dementia, groups open from 10am to 3pm. Each group has a co-coordinator responsible for organizing activities, which include orientation sessions, current affairs, local history, chair based games and exercises, musical/ general knowledge quizzes, crafts, movies and sing-a-longs.
  • Alzheimer's Society - Dementia friendly swimming - William Gregg Leisure Centre, Heanor
  • Flamsteed Centre: Tel: 01773 710939, Albert Street, Ilkeston, DE75GU - We provide Day Care for one and half days per week for people who are lonely, isolated and who may be experiencing memory loss or dementia. Activities are available such as:
    • Older adult day care
    • Luncheon club
    • Stroke club
    • Survivors of bereave suicide group
    • Yoga
    • Tai Chi
  • Men in Sheds – contact Erewash CVS 01159 466740
  • Alzheimer's Society – offers various activities in various locations
    • Memory café – The Arena Church Ilkeston
    • Singing for the Brain – the Arena Church, Ilkeston
    • Carers Support Group – Ilkeston / Long Eaton
  • Luncheon Club:
    • Eventide Day Centre, Hayeswood Road, Stanley Common, Monday and Friday 
    • Cat and Fiddle, Kirk Hallam, Tel: 01159 327540, Wednesday
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Support Group: Tel: 07597 644558, Email:                Ilkeston Fire Station - once a month - open to over 16 years of age onwards 
  • TLC Group:  tea/biscuits and a chat. Kirk Hallam Community Hall - every Monday 2pm to 4pm
  • Knit and Natter Group: Tel: 01158 371380, Kirk Hallam Community Centre
  • Walking for Health Scheme - Contact: Anne Brown - Tel: 0115 22 44, Extension 4319, Email: If you are new or returning to exercise, or are just wanting to get more active, these walks may be just what you're looking for.  They are short, ranging from 1.5 - 3.5 miles and aim to improve health and promote an active lifesyle. The walks are very social and usually stop at a local cafe for a drink and a chat afterwards. They are led by trained walk leaders so that walkers are able to go at their own pace.  Meeting places may vary, so please call for more information before attending the walks.
Location Date & Time Durations (mins)
Long Eaton Monday Walk Monday 10.00am 60
Victoria Park Monday Strollers Monday, 10.15am 30 - 60
Stanley Post Office Walk Tuesday, 10.00am 30
West Park Walkers Tuesday, 10.15am 45 - 90
West Hallam Walk Tuesday, 1.30pm 60 - 90
Arena Wednesday Walk Wednesday, 11.00am 30 - 60
Dementia Friendly Walk Thursday, 10.30am - Option 1 40
Sandiacre Stollers Friday, 10.15am 30 - 60


Long Eaton 
  • Alzheimer's Society – Singing for the Brain, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton
  • Parklands Daycare: Tel: 01159 466760, Stanhope Street, Long Eaton - Monday to Friday
  • Erewash CVS / Voluntary Action: Tel: 01159 466740, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton
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