We are Dementia UK
We’re the only specialist dementia nursing charity that is there for the whole family, working towards a day when no one has to face dementia alone. Our specialist nurses, known as Admiral Nurses, provide life-changing advice and support, to anyone affected by dementia, whenever it is needed
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 leafletFind out more
Types and symptoms
Find out more about the different types of dementia and the symptomsFind out more
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 knowFind out more
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 confidenceFind out more
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 dementiaFind out more
Only together can we improve specialist support for families; find out how you can make a differenceFind out more
Latest news and blogs
Dementia support this Men’s Health Week
Admiral Nurse Joe Costello discusses the barriers some men might experience in seeking a dementia diagnosis or accessing...
Getting to know you: Emily Ka-Hei-Lui
In our 'Getting to know you' series, we meet Admiral Nurses from a variety of settings. Meet Emily, a dementia ...
Working in partnership with Thames Water’s Priority Services Register
Over the past two years, our partnership with Thames Water has seen some fantastic fundraising highlights, from a ...