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World Alzheimer’s Month

We know many families struggle with accessing support after a dementia diagnosis. This World Alzheimer’s Month we’re sharing your experiences of support after diagnosis, as well as how we can help

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Get support and advice

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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How to get a diagnosis of dementia

How to get a diagnosis of dementia is one of the most common questions our Admiral Nurses are asked, so we have broken this question down into the key points we think you need to know

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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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Campaigns

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

September 26, 2022

We’ve launched a new Admiral Nurse Clinic to support Chinese families

This pilot service has been delivered in collaboration with the Chinese Welfare Trust, a charity dedicated to meeting ...

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New figures show 70,800 UK adults are affected by young onset dementia

New figures show a ‘hidden population’ of 70,800 people in the UK who are currently living with young onset dementia...