Impact of COVID-19 Survey Please help us improve our services and support to people affected by dementia by completing our survey. This leaflet tells you about the survey and how you can help. Please take time to read the following information and discuss it with others if you wish. About the Survey Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Services are asking people living in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley to take part in our survey about the effects of Corona Virus on your lives and how well you are coping. We are also interested in asking you how we can best support people affected by dementia including carers and family members during this time. How can I help? We will ask you if you are happy to complete our survey. We will ask you questions about your views and experiences of coping during the COVID-19 pandemic We will ask you to tell us how best we can support you. We will ask you for your feedback if you are currently using our services. We will also ask you if you are happy for us to use your anonymised feedback in our reports and other publicity materials. Do I have to take part? You are free to decide whether or not you would like to take part. If you choose not to take part, then this will not affect your current or future access to our services. You can withdraw from the survey at any time without giving a reason. Why is this important? Your opinions will help Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Services to improve our services. The views of people affected by dementia will also guide us in developing appropriate services. What will happen to the information I provide? We will ask you if the information you provide can be used in our reports and publicity materials so that we can reach more people affected by dementia. If you choose to allow your comments to be used, we will not use your name. If you choose not to allow your comments to be used in this way, then this will not affect your access to the service. All information you provide will be treated confidentially. What happens next? If you would like to go ahead and complete the survey please click this link. If you would like to receive the survey by post or would like someone to help you complete it over the phone, please contact 01474 533990. We would like to hear from people with dementia and their partners/carers so please complete a survey each separately and not jointly. The closing date for completed surveys is 10th July 2020. If you have any questions about taking part in the survey, please contact 01474 533990.