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Our supporter stories

Admiral Nurses work alongside families to give them the one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions they need to face dementia with more confidence and less fear. Read how our nurses help families cope and what this vital support means to them

Diana and Lester - Remember a Star

Diana and Lester's story

“Sam, our Admiral Nurse, was brilliant at helping me try to understand what Lester might be going through. It’s so difficult, because when you can’t ask someone what they’re feeling, you can’t ever be sure. But she helped me to understand his behaviour a bit better”

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Maureen

Maureen and Michael's story

“Caring for someone with dementia is like living on a knife edge; it is so unpredictable and certainly has its challenges. You go through so many mixed emotions, pity, anger, frustration and even despair. My Admiral Nurse Katie became an absolute lifeline”

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Sue and Ann's story

Find out how our specialist dementia Nurse, Julie, helped Sue and her mum Ann come back together when it was looking impossible

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Alison and Jess

Alison and Philip's story

Alison’s life changed when her long-term partner, Philip, seemed to become very stressed and confused a lot of the time

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Colin and Gladys

Colin and Gladys' story

Colin and his family struggled alone before they met Admiral Nurse Kellie

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Roger and Mary

Roger and Mary's story

After two years Mary was finally told she probably had early stage Alzheimer’s but wouldn’t know for definite until she had died. Admiral Nurse Mekala was there to help

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