Sex, intimacy and dementia - other resources

Get details of organisations that can provide information and support about dementia, sex and intimate relationships. 

Useful organisations

Action on Elder Abuse

0808 808 8141 (UK helpline)
[email protected]
www.elderabuse.org.uk

Charity that works across the UK to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

01455 883300
[email protected]
www.bacp.co.uk

Organisation working to promote counselling and psychotherapy. Provides information about different types of therapy and contact details of local counsellors and therapists.

Refuge

0800 2000 247 (free 24-hour helpline)
[email protected]
www.refuge.org.uk

Refuge supports people who experience violence and abuse. They tailor support to suit individual needs and run a range of services.

Relate

0300 100 1234
[email protected]
www.relate.org.uk

Offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through its website.

Stonewall

08000 502020
[email protected]
www.stonewall.org.uk

Stonewall supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people and has information on a variety of issues.

More information

Last reviewed: July 2015
Next review due: July 2018

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: Professor Claire Surr, Professor of Dementia Studies, Leeds Becket University and Dr Michael Bauer, Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care

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

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