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Dementia Wrap Around Care - North Somerset

Checked: 03-04-2024 by 3 Vicky Ryan Next Review: 02-04-2026


The Dementia Wrap Around Care Team "DWACT" is available in North Somerset 

The service provides 24/7 urgent wrap around home care for people living with dementia and their carers, in the community. The aim is to avoid crisis situation - hospital admission /re-admission or care home placement.

The person must be living with dementia or suspected dementia. Can support Carer breakdown/ill health.

*Free for up to 6 weeks. Will be financially assessed and may be charged if care needed for longer than 6 weeks. 


Refer via the NSC Brokerage Team on: 01934 427611

The service is available to all GP Practices in North Somerset

Referrals can be made between Mon - Fri 9am- 4pm but the service is 24 hours per day.


North Somerset Council commissioned and in house services to support prevention of admission - correct as of April 2023

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