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Coronavirus: information for families looking after someone living with dementia

Here are things you can do to look after yourself, and someone with dementia

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Urgent Helpline Appeal

We need you support now more than ever. Please help us be there for families facing dementia, today and into the future

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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

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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

Take part in an event

Every step you take helps provide an Admiral Nurse for families facing dementia

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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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Become a volunteer

We’re always looking for Volunteer Ambassadors and enthusiastic people to help at events

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