Dementia & Alzheimers

21 August 2017


Dementia UK
http://www.dementiauk.org/
Dementia UK provide support to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by dementia.

Admiral Nursing
https://www.dementiauk.org/how-we-help/admiral-nursing/
Admiral Nurses are supported by Dementia UK, they work in the community, with families and carers of people with dementia.
Helpline: 0800 888 6678 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm)
Email: direct@dementiauk.org

Alzheimer's Society
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
Alzheimer’s Society offer support to anyone concerned about Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
Helpline: 0300 222 1122 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am - 5pm, till 8pm Monday & Wednesday, weekends 10am-4pm)

Alzheimer Scotland
http://www.alzscot.org
Offering help in Scotland for dementia sufferers, as well as their families and carers.
Helpline: 0808 808 3000 (lines open 24 hours)
Email: helpline@alzscot.org

Dementia Action Alliance
http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/
Dementia Action Alliance is made up of over 100 organisations who aim to transform the quality of life for anyone living with dementia as well as families and carers.

The Royal British Legion - Dementia Care
http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/dementiacare
Providing Admiral Nurses to support carers of those living with dementia. Specialist care and support to Royal British Legion care home residents. Wide range of support and advice available on the helpline.
Helpline: 0808 802 8080 (lines open every day 8am – 8pm)

Young Dementia UK

http://www.youngdementiauk.org/

Information and support for anyone affected by ‘young onset’ dementia, also known as ‘early onset’ or ‘working age’ dementia as it affects people aged under 65.

Age UK
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/
Age UK offer services to older people, as well as families and carers; local centres can be found online or via the helpline.
Advice Line: 0800 169 6565 (lines open 8am – 7pm)

The Silver Line

http://www.thesilverline.org.uk/
A helpline providing information and advice to older people.
Helpline: 0800 4 70 80 90 (lines open 24 hours)

Dementia, Social Services and the NHS
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dementia-guide/pages/dementia-and-social-services.aspx
Information on NHS and social services support for anyone affected by dementia.

Unforgettable
https://www.unforgettable.org/
Advice and specialist products to help anyone living with dementia.

Carers Direct
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/Pages/CarersDirectHome.aspx
NHS advice for carers, call backs available via the helpline in 170 languages.
Helpline: 0300 123 1053 (lines open weekdays 9am - 8pm, weekends 11am - 4pm)

Carers UK
http://www.carersuk.org/
Offering support advice for all aspects of caring for someone.
Helpline: 0808 808 7777 (lines open Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm)

Frontal Temporal Dementia – Pick’s Disease

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/frontotemporal-dementia/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information on this rare form of dementia.

Alzheimer’s Research UK

http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/about-dementia/types-of-dementia/frontotemporal-dementia/ftdabout/

Information and support on FTD – Frontal Temporal Dementia. Downloadable booklet available.

Department of Health
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/262139/Dementia.pdf
Government report on dementia care and support.