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Remember your loved one and help families living with dementia

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Our Admiral Nurse service

Dementia UK Admiral Nurses

What is an Admiral Nurse?

Admiral Nurses provide the specialist dementia support that families need. When things get challenging or difficult, our nurses work alongside the entire family, giving them one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions.

The unique dementia expertise and experience an Admiral Nurse brings is a lifeline – it helps families to live more positively with dementia in the present, and to face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.

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Information and advice about dementia

We have a series of free information leaflets about dementia for you to read or download. They’re all written by our specialist dementia nurses and put together in response to the questions we hear on our Dementia Helpline and out in the community.

The difference we make

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Support our Helpline

Make a donation to Dementia UK today and help us provide specialist advice to more families living with dementia.

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Fundraise for us

Or why not raise money for us by taking on a challenge, getting involved with Time for a Cuppa, or doing your own thing?

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Gifts in Wills for Dementia UK

Gifts in Wills

By leaving a gift in your Will, you can help ensure that a specialist Admiral Nurse will be there to support families living with dementia.

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For professionals

Become an Admiral Nurse

Become an Admiral Nurse

Are you a registered nurse seeking a new challenge? Then why not consider joining our growing team of Admiral Nurses? As well as getting plenty of support, including guaranteed professional and practice development, you’ll also have the satisfaction of providing a highly valued service to families living with dementia.

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Host or commission an Admiral Nurse service

Host/commission an Admiral Nurse service

If you’re involved in commissioning or hosting healthcare services, you might want to consider investing in more specialist dementia care in your area. Our Admiral Nurses could provide substantial savings for your organisation by using their experience and expertise to foresee and avoid crises, as well as upskilling others in the dementia pathway.

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