Admiral Nursing dementia helpline

A specialist Admiral Nurse working on our dementia helpline

If you have questions you can’t get answered, we’ll take the time to really understand the problem, and give you the specialist support you need to tackle it.

The Admiral Nurses on our dementia helpline are here to help you get your loved one the best possible care and support. Our Admiral Nurses are here to help you. They can give you specialist practical and emotional support, on our dementia helpline through the phone or our email service.

Call our dementia helpline on 0800 888 6678 or send an email to direct@dementiauk.org.

Opening hours

Monday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Who is the dementia helpline for?

The people who most often contact us are families caring for someone with dementia, but the helpline is also available to people with a diagnosis of dementia, those worried about their memory or the memory of a loved one, and professionals working in dementia care. We’re here for anyone who needs one-to-one support and practical solutions.

What happens when I call?

Our Admiral Nurses will listen to you and give advice and support.

You can take your time. There’s no time limit – many people call for more than 45 minutes – and you can call back whenever you need us
You’ll receive a tailored information pack after your call which will be sent out in the post, if needed

At my lowest ebb, someone suggested I ring an Admiral Nurse. I had never heard of them but I rang. I firmly believe the nurse who talked to me for an hour on the phone saved my life.

– Sheila Wainwright, former carer and campaigner

How do I get in touch?

Contact one of our Admiral Nurses on our dementia helpline today. Please call 0800 888 6678 or fill in the form below for help via email or a return call.

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Please read the Admiral Nursing Direct helpline terms and conditions of use to understand how the service works.