I live with dementia

If you love someone living with dementia, you’re living with it too. Find out more about our latest campaign

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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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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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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

February 1, 2023

Seven tips for handling difficult conversations

Family members opinions about how their loved one should be cared for can differ. Here are seven tips for handling ...

January 23, 2023

Getting to know you: Kerry Lyons, Consultant Admiral Nurse for frailty

In our 'Getting to know you' series, we meet Admiral Nurses from a variety of settings. Meet Kerry Lyons, Consultant ...

January 12, 2023

Why we are launching the next phase our ‘I live with dementia’ campaign this January

We spoke to Admiral Nurse Vic Lyons about why we’re launching the next phase of our brand awareness campaign, ‘I ...