Symptoms of walking about - other resources

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Provides an identification system for individuals with hidden medical conditions and allergies. Jewellery is engraved with details of the person's condition, an ID number and a 24-hour emergency phone number.

Address: The MedicAlert Foundation, 327-329 Witan Court, Upper Fourth Street, Milton Keynes MK9 1EH
Telephone: 01908 951045
Email: [email protected]

Missing People

Provides free, confidential advice and emotional support to family members when someone is missing. Also work alongside the police to help find missing people, and can help with publicity appeals through posters and social media appeals.

Address: FREEPOST Missing People, 284 Upper Richmond Road West, London SW14 7JE
Telephone:116 000
Email: [email protected]

Walk 4 Life

Part of the NHS's Change 4 Life initiative, the website offers information on walks, events and walking groups in your area.

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Last reviewed: December 2015

Next review due: December 2018

Reviewed by: Dr Gwyn Grout, Consultant Nurse, Hampshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia. A list of sources is available on request from our Publications team.

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