Like you, we ‘care’ for those living with dementia…

Holt & District Dementia Support, Norfolk

Holt & District Dementia Support (H&DDS) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) and registered with the Charity Commission. The Rt. Hon. Sir Norman Lamb DL is our Patron.

H&DDS was founded by local people to support those living with dementia, their families and carers and to increase local public awareness. It is managed and run entirely by trained volunteers.

Our Patron says of the charity:

“I have immense admiration for everyone involved in Holt & District Dementia Support. Dedicated volunteers offer a lifeline for carers and those with dementia. The Home Visiting service, Poppy cafe, Poppy PM and the Poppy cinema are all of immense value and help to make life worth living. I would encourage others who may be interested in volunteering to play a part in this brilliant organisation to get in touch. Your contribution could make a difference to people’s lives.”

From Clients and Carers…

“Meet new friends and old friends over a cup of coffee and cake, reminiscing about old times – It is great fun and something to look forward to.”

“I just love coming – I feel I belong here.”

“I don’t know how we would have managed to keep Mum at home for so long, if we hadn’t had all the support that you gave us.”

A printable brochure of the services offered by Holt & District Dementia Support can be downloaded as a PDF:

The Poppy Café

The Poppy Café, Holt, Norfolk


Norman Lamb visits
Sir Norman Lamb first visited the Poppy Café in February 2015, when he was Minister of State for Care and Support.