Walking about – other resources

Details about organisations that may be helpful if a person living with dementia is walking about.

Walking about
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MedicAlert

01908 951045
[email protected]
www.medicalert.org.uk

MedicAlert provides an identification system for people who have hidden medical conditions and allergies. You can buy jewellery engraved with details about the person's condition, an identification number and a 24-hour emergency phone number.

Walk4Life

www.walk4life.info

This website is part of the NHS Change4Life initiative. It has information on local walks, events and walking groups.

More practical and emotional support near you

There are dementia services and support groups in your area. Find out what's available where you are.

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Last reviewed: March 2019

Next review due: March 2022

Reviewed by: Linda Nazarko, Nurse Consultant Physical Health Care at West London Mental Health NHS Trust and Ian Andrew James, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at NTW NHS Trust and Honorary Professor at Bradford University

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

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