Vascular dementia – more resources

Find out more about resources that can help with a diagnosis of vascular dementia.

Age UK

0800 6781602 (advice line, 8am–7pm every day)
0800 169 8787 (general enquiries) 
[email protected]  
www.ageuk.org.uk

A charity which provides information and advice for older people in the  UK. They can offer support to find services in your area.

British Heart Foundation

0300 330 3311 (Heart Helpline, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)
[email protected]
www.bhf.org.uk

The UK’s leading heart charity and the biggest funder of heart research in the UK.

Diabetes UK

0345 123 2399 (Careline, 9am–6pm Monday–Friday)
[email protected]
www.diabetes.org.uk

The UK’s leading diabetes charity. They care for, connect with and campaign on behalf of all people affected by and at risk of diabetes in local communities across the UK.

NHS Health Check

www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-health-check

The Health Check is a mid-life check-up for those aged 40–74. At the check, a person’s blood pressure, cholesterol, and body mass index will be measured and results given, along with advice and support. This could reduce the risk of diabetes, heart or kidney disease, stroke and dementia.

Stroke Association

0303 3033 100 (Stroke Helpline, 9am–5pm Monday, Thursday and Friday, 8am–6pm Tuesday and Wednesday, and 10am–1pm Saturday)
[email protected]
www.stroke.org.uk

The leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke. For more about the Act FAST campaign to recognise the symptoms of a stroke visit www.stroke.org.uk/fast

More information and resources

Last reviewed: April 2018
Next review due: April 2021

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 David J Llewellyn, University of Exeter Medical School

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

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