The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline provides information, advice and support with any aspect of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Whether you have a question that needs an immediate answer or need emotional support when life feels overwhelming, our dementia specialist Admiral Nurses have the time to listen and the knowledge to solve problems.
Situations when you might prefer to contact the Helpline:
if you need to speak to a nurse more urgently
if you would like to speak to a nurse in the evenings or over the weekend
if you prefer to use the phone rather than make a virtual face-to-face appointment
Our Admiral Nurse clinics give you the chance to discuss any questions or concerns with a specialist dementia nurse, at a time and place that suits you.Appointments are free and confidential, and you can book further appointments if needed to help you manage the future with dementia.
Currently our clinic appointments can be held over the phone or on Zoom.
Situations where you might prefer to book a clinic appointment:
if you don’t need to speak to a nurse urgently and can book an appointment ahead
if you would prefer a face-to-face virtual appointment to a phone conversation
Sundowning – is a term used for the changes in behaviour that occur in the evening, around dusk. Some people who have been diagnosed with dementia experience a growing sense of agitation or anxiety at this time
Lasting power of attorney – for a person with a diagnosis of dementia, there may come a time when they are unable to make decisions about their care and their finances and they need to think about LPA