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What is an Admiral Nurse?

Admiral Nurses provide the specialist dementia support that families need. They work in the community, in care homes, in hospices and hospitals and on the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline. Call our Dementia Helpline for free on 0800 888 6678 or send an email to helpline@dementiauk.org

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Use our map to find out more about any of the Admiral Nurse Services in your area

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Helen Green, Admiral Nurse

Closer to Home

Closer to Home is a project bringing support for families affected by dementia closer to their local communities

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Memory Wall

Memory Wall

If you have lost someone you love to dementia, making a dedication to them could be a great comfort. We’ve created a special Memory Wall where you can add a photo and tribute to your loved one

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Jacky and her husband Dave

Jacky and Dave's story

Jacky’s husband Dave has Alzheimer’s disease. She discusses his change in behaviour, moving him into full-time care and Admiral Nurse support

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Woman and carer cook in a kitchen

When someone with dementia stops recognising you

As their dementia progresses, some people with a diagnosis will stop recognising people they know, even close family members. This can be upsetting for families. Attempts to remind the person who the people in front of them are can be confusing and frustrating for them

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Going out to a restaurant with a person with dementia

Going out series: a trip to the restaurant with a person with dementia

In the third part of our going out series, Admiral Nurse Caroline Woodcock looks at how you can make a trip to the restaurant an enjoyable experience for families with dementia

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Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run 10k

Join #TeamDementiaUK and take in many of Manchester’s iconic sights in this 10k run, including Old Trafford, the award-winning Imperial War Museum and The Lowry

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Dementia UK runners taking part in Brighton 10K

Brighton 10k

Join #TeamDementiaUK and run this fast and flat course through Brighton city centre, while supporting families facing dementia

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