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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 used to describe a range of progressive neurological disorders, that is, conditions affecting the brain. 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, your support will help us provide more Admiral Nurses, so families facing dementia get the help they need

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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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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

January 11, 2021

Artist paints the heroes of lockdown, including one of Dementia UK’s Admiral Nurses 

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January 7, 2021

Knitting and dementia

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January 4, 2021

Robin’s Wish – Raising awareness of Lewy body dementia

‘Robin’s Wish’ tells the moving story of actor Robin Williams, who sadly died in 2014 and was later revealed to ...