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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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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

December 2, 2022

Coping with feelings of loss this Christmas

Since 2019, Dementia UK’s Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline has had a 48% increase in calls relating to bereavement, ...

November 25, 2022

Walking football and dementia

Brian was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in January 2022 at the age of 59. He talks about the benefits of walking ...

November 21, 2022

Advice for carers and people with dementia on the cost of living crisis

We have collated advice and tips for carers and people with dementia around the cost of living crisis....