A trip to a restaurant with a person with dementia

Going to a restaurant can be an enjoyable experience, with tastes and smells of different meals helping to evoke memories, and an opportunity to create new ones.

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Two Admiral Nurses working on the Helpline

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Looking for information or advice about dementia or Alzheimer’s? Call our Dementia Helpline for free on 0800 888 6678 for support from our dementia specialist Admiral Nurses. The Helpline is open from 9am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm on Saturday to Sunday.

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What is dementia?

Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of progressive disorders affecting the brain, including Alzheimer’s disease. Read our information leaflet

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Types and symptoms

Find out more about the different types of dementia and the symptoms

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Getting a diagnosis

If you are concerned about your own memory, or you are worried about changes you have noticed with memory, communication, personality or behaviour of someone close to you, it is important to consult a GP as soon as possible, so that an accurate diagnosis is made

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How you can support us

Events and fundraising

Whether you want to run, trek, cycle, bake or do your own thing to raise funds for us, you’ll be helping us support and develop more Admiral Nurses to help families living with dementia face the future with confidence

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Gifts in Wills

By leaving a gift in your Will, you can help us grow the number of dementia specialist Admiral Nurses so we can reach more families affected by dementia

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Only together can we improve specialist support for families; find out how you can make a difference

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Latest news and blogs

July 29, 2021

Things you can still do with dementia – but didn’t know you could

Depending on age, current abilities and the progression of the condition, there is still much a person can do after a ...

July 19, 2021

Going out series: a trip to a restaurant with a person with dementia

In the third part of our going out series, Admiral Nurse Caroline Woodcock looks at how you can make a trip to the ...

July 8, 2021

The Young Dementia Network

The Young Dementia Network has been hosted by Dementia UK since the merger with YoungDementia UK in November 2020....