Eating and drinking – useful organisations

Find out more about organisations that can help with advice on eating and drinking for people living with dementia.

Useful organisations

British Dietetic Association (BDA)

Telephone
0121 200 8080 

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.bda.uk.com

The BDA is the UK body representing dietetic workers. They also provide a range of information for members of the public.

NHS website

Website
www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well

The NHS website provides information on eating a healthy, balanced diet.

UK Home Care Association (UKHCA) 

Telephone
020 8661 8188 

Email
[email protected] 

Website
www.ukhca.co.uk

UKHCA is the representative body for organisations that provide personal care – including nursing care – to people in their own homes. They have details of homecare providers available on their website.

Vegetarian For Life

Telephone
0161 257 0887

Email
[email protected] 

Website
www.vegetarianforlife.org.uk

Vegetarian For Life is a UK charity aimed at improving quality of life for older vegetarians and vegans. 

Review information

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: Alison Smith, Prescribing Support Consultant Dietitian

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