Symptoms of walking about - other resources
Discover useful organisations that may be helpful in circumstances with a person living with dementia and walking about.
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.
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.
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.
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.