Helpful organisations for those with dementia

A list of helpful organisations for those living with dementia.

Helpful organisations for those with dementia or Alzheimer’s

National organisations

Alzheimer’s Society
Advice and information, including various publications to download and the Talking Point forum.
alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Action Alliance
Information about national Dementia Action Alliance and local alliances that organisations can join.
dementiaaction.org.uk

Dementia Connect
Visit alzheimers.org.uk and scroll down the page until you see a blue box on the right titled ‘Find support near you’. Enter your postcode to view dementia services available in your area.

National Dementia Helpline
A helpline offering advice and information on dementia to anyone.
0300 222 1122

NHS
Information for people with dementia, their families and friends.
nhs.uk/conditions/dementia-guide


Learning more about dementia

Factsheets from Alzheimer’s Society
A range of downloadable factsheets covering different topics relating to dementia.
alzheimers.org.uk/factsheets

Alzheimer’s Society YouTube channel
Videos including facts about dementia and people talking about their lives.
youtube.com/user/AlzheimersSociety

E-learning – The Open Dementia Program
Seven modules aimed at anyone who comes in contact with someone with dementia.
scie.org.uk/publications/elearning/dementia

Guidelines on language about dementia
Guidelines on words to use or avoid, written by people living with dementia
dementiavoices.org.uk/resources/deep-guides

Next steps

Dementia Friends at Abbeyfield

At Abbeyfield, we want all of our residents living with dementia to live the way they want which is why we offer Dementia Friends information sessions to all.

How Abbeyfield utilises The Virtual Dementia Tour

The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) is medically and scientifically proven to be the closest we can give a person with a healthy brain to experience what dementia might be like.

Search for a Dementia Friendly Care Home in your area

Find the right Dementia Friendly Care Home for you or your loved one.

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