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Dementia diagnosis

Information, advice and support about how to get a dementia diagnosis, and what to expect at each step in the process.

Real life stories of diagnosis

Hear from people who have been through the experience.

Shirley Williams sits on a chair with a cup of tea and a magazine.

I’m not going to let dementia spoil my life

Shirley is doing all she can to keep her mind sharp after diagnosis.

Keith with his family.

I have changed. But I am still me

Find out about Keith's journey to accept his dementia diagnosis.

Mary Best working on a sewing project.

If someone’s worried, get a diagnosis

Mary is embracing new opportunities since her dementia diagnosis.

Dementia support line

0333 150 3456

If you are affected by dementia, our trained staff are ready to give you the help you need.

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Online Support Forum

Join our community

It can help to hear from people with a similar experience. Find advice and get support from our online community.

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Get our booklet on diagnosis

Diagnosing dementia: A practical guide to assessment

If you prefer to read this information in print, our 68 page booklet 'Diagnosing dementia: A practical guide to assessment' has full advice and guidance.

Get it by post for free or view the PDF to download a copy.