Memory loss and dementia – useful resources
Links to useful organisations and resources for coping with memory loss.
- Memory loss and dementia
- The emotional impact of living with memory loss
- Practical tips for supporting someone with memory loss
- Approaches for supporting someone with memory loss
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Supporting a person with memory loss
Alzheimer’s Society online shop
Alzheimer’s Society’s online shop offers a wide range of products designed to help with everyday life for people with dementia and their carers.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
The BACP represents counsellors and psychotherapists. It can give people information about counselling and psychotherapy services, including a list of counsellors and psychotherapists in their local area. It can also advise people about what to look for in a therapist.
0333 325 2500 (9.30am–5pm Monday, 9am–5pm Tuesday–Thursday, 9am–4pm Friday)
The Counselling Directory website includes a searchable database of counsellors and psychotherapists who are members of a recognised professional organisation. It also has information about how talking therapies may help.
MedicAlert provide services and jewellery to help ensure someone’s wishes are followed, should they be unable to communicate themselves in an
NRS Healthcare provides products and services designed to support independent living.
The memory handbook
Alzheimer’s Society’s booklet The memory handbook contains practical ideas for people living with memory problems. Copies are free. You can order online by clicking the button below, or over the phone at 0300 303 5933.
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: Dr Georgina Charlesworth, Senior Lecturer, Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, UCL and Professor Tom Dening, Professor of Dementia Research, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham.
This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.
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