Aggressive behaviour and dementia - useful organisations

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The British Psychological Society (BPS)

Telephone
0116 254 9568

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.bps.org.uk

The BPS provides access to a list of clinical and counselling psychologists offering private therapy services.

Carers Direct

Telephone
0300 123 1053 (helpline, 9am–8pm Monday–Friday, 11am–4pm Saturday and Sunday)

Email
www.carersdirectenquiry.serco.com/newcarersemail (contact form)

Carers Direct provides advice for people who need help with their caring role and want to know what options are available to them.

Carers Trust

Telephone
0300 772 9600

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.carers.org

Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone caring for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.

Carers UK

Telephone
0808 808 7777 (helpline, 9am–6pm Monday–Friday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.carersuk.org

Carers UK provides information and advice about caring alongside practical and emotional support for carers.

Counselling Directory

0333 325 2500 (9.30am–5pm Monday, 9am–5pm Tuesday–Thursday, 9am–4pm Friday)

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

The Counselling Directory website includes a searchable database of counsellors and psychotherapists. It also has information about how talking therapies may help.

Dementia UK

Telephone
0800 888 6678 (9am–9pm Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm Saturday and Sunday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.dementiauk.org

Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through its Admiral Nurse service.

Refuge

Telephone
0808 2000 247 (24-hour)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.refuge.org.uk
www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/en/contact-us (contact form)

Refuge is a charity that supports victims of violence and abuse, including sexual violence.

Relate (in England and Wales)

Telephone
03000 030 396 (Telephone Counselling booking line, 8am–8pm Monday– Thursday, 8am–6pm Friday, 9am–1pm Saturday)

Website
www.relate.org.uk

Relate NI (in Northern Ireland)

Telephone
028 9032 3454 (appointment telephone line, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.relateni.org

Relate offers relationship counselling for individuals, couples and families. It provides advice and support by phone, face-to-face and through its website.

Samaritans

Telephone
116 123 (helpline, 24-hour)

Website
www.samaritans.org

Samaritans provides a 24-hour helpline listening service for people to talk with a trained volunteer about any problems they are having.

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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: Linda Nazarko, Nurse Consultant Physical Health Care at West London Mental Health NHS Trust.

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.

To give feedback on this information, or for a list of sources, please contact [email protected]

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