We are constantly updating our information leaflets, in answer to questions heard by the Admiral Nurses working on the Dementia Helpline and out in the field. New topics will be coming shortly, but if you have a query about dementia not answered on these pages, please call our Helpline on 0800 888 6678.
Find out more about dementia, how to get a diagnosis, what support there is available for you, and tips for communicating with someone with dementia.
Read more about helping a person with dementia stay physically well, including tips for good dental care and advice on making your home safe.
Leaflets explaining symptoms associated with dementia, such as sundowning and delirium, plus tips for reducing distress behaviours.
Complementary therapies can be calming for a person with dementia and the people who look after them. Here are some non-medical treatments that can be used, alongside any medicine and clinical treatment.
Try to make sure you have a life outside of your caring responsibilities and that you get support from those around you. This can seem difficult and perhaps unimportant when there is so much to do for the person with dementia.
Here is some information on how you can plan for the future, including applying for a Lasting Power of Attorney, and thinking about grief and bereavement.