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

PO Box 60001
Streatham SW16 9BY

T 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)

BACP House
15 St John's Business Park
Lutterworth
Leicestershire LE17 4HB

T 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.

The Law Society - Find a Solicitor

solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk

Directory to search for local solicitors in England and Wales.

The Law Society of Northern Ireland - Find a Solicitor

www.lawsoc-ni.org/solicitors

Directory to search for local solicitors in Northern Ireland.

Relate

Premier House
Carolina Court
Doncaster DN4 5RA

T 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

Tower Building
York Road
London SE1 7NX

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

A charity offering information on lesbian, gay and bisexual issues.

More information

Last reviewed: July 2015
Next review due: July 2018

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

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia. A list of sources is available on request from [email protected]

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