Sleep and night-time disturbance - useful organisations
Get details of more organisations who can help with advice on sleep and night-time disturbance.
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Understanding sleep and night-time disturbance
NHS Health Check
The Health Check is a mid-life check-up for those aged 40–74, run by the NHS. At the check, a person’s blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index will be measured and results given, along with advice and support. This could reduce the risk of diabetes, heart or kidney disease, stroke and dementia.
The Sleep Apnoea Trust Association
The Sleep Apnoea Trust Association provides information and support for people who experience sleep apnoea, and their partners and families.
The Sleep Charity
01302 751 416
The Sleep Charity, incorporating The Sleep Council, provide advice and support to empower the nation to sleep better. They campaign to improve sleep support and access to high quality information, raise awareness of the value of a good night’s sleep and promote understanding around the complexities of sleep.
Last reviewed: January 2021
Next review due: January 2024
Our information is based on evidence and need, and is regularly updated using quality-controlled processes. It is reviewed by experts in health and social care and people affected by dementia.
Reviewed by: Professor Zuzana Walker, Division of Psychiatry, University College London, Dr Joseph Kane, Psychiatrist and Academic Clinical Lecturer, Queen’s University Belfast, and Dr Lucy Webster, Research Associate, University College London.
This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.
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