]]>
Alzheimer's Society
Jump to: content Jump to: navigation   Accessibility Contact Us Mobile Shop

Go to Graphical version

Please note the National Dementia Helpline will be open as usual this Saturday and Sunday, but closed on bank holiday Monday (25 August). It will re-open on Tuesday 26 August at 9am.

Visit Talking Point, our online forum, for 24 hour help and support.

Caring for a person with dementia

caring_220.jpg
       

When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining, they often feel vulnerable and in need of reassurance and support. The people closest to them - including their carers, friends and family - need to do everything they can to help the person to retain their sense of identity and feelings of self-worth.

This section of the website has information about many aspects of caring for a person with dementia. A useful starting point may be our factsheet, Understanding and respecting the person with dementia.

       

Related information