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Paul’s story

Paul's story shares the difficulties with mental health that many people experience after a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia.

What is dementia?

Doctors typically use the word ‘dementia’ to describe common symptoms – such as memory loss, confusion, and problems with speech and understanding – that get worse over time. Each type of dementia stops a person’s brain cells (neurones) working properly in specific areas, affecting their ability to remember, think and speak.

Dementia care needs urgent overhaul

Dr. Hilda Hayo, our CEO and Chief Admiral Nurse recently spoke to for an exclusive interview on why dementia care needs an urgent overhaul.

Senior black couple sitting on porch swing holding hands

Dementia across cultures and ethnicities

Dr Julia Botsford is a specialist in the area of dementia in ethnic minority communities. She shares the questions and issues that cultural and ethnic differences can raise when creating support services for people affected by dementia.

middle aged couple outside

What is young onset dementia?

What is young onset dementia? What differences are there to late onset dementia? How does young onset dementia develop?

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12 tips for Christmas

Our Admiral Nurses have put together a list of 12 Christmas tips so that you can enjoy the festivities whilst caring for someone with dementia.

What do Admiral Nurses do?

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who provide life-changing support to families affected by all forms of dementia