Time for a Cuppa cake

Time for a Cuppa 2021

This May, have cake and a cuppa to fundraise for Dementia UK, and help even more families receive the life-changing emotional and practical support of Admiral Nurses

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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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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

April 1, 2021

How family members with dementia can stay in touch this Easter

This Easter holiday will be the first time many families can get together, even if outside. Here are ways to adapt and ...

March 31, 2021

Actress Emma Barton becomes an official celebrity supporter for Dementia UK

Dementia UK welcomes actress Emma Barton as its latest celebrity supporter....

March 23, 2021

National Day of Reflection: Neil’s story

Neil’s story reminds us that despite these tough times, Admiral Nurses have supported families with dementia ...