Dementia and your relationships – useful organisations
Get details of useful organisations that can help provide information and advice about relationships after a diagnosis of dementia.
- Telling people about your dementia diagnosis
- How can dementia affect you and your relationships?
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- You are here: Dementia and your relationships – useful organisations
0800 678 1602 (advice line, 8am–7pm)
0300 303 4498 (advice line, 9am–4pm Monday–Friday)
0808 808 7575 (advice line, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)
Age UK, Age Cymru and Age NI provide information and advice
for older people in the UK.
British Psychological Society (BPS)
0116 254 9568
The BPS provides access to a list of clinical and counselling
psychologists who offer private therapy services.
0333 325 2500 (9.30am–5pm Monday, 9am–5pm Tuesday–Thursday, 9am–4pm Friday)
Counselling Directory is a comprehensive database of UK counsellors and psychotherapists.
0800 888 6678 (helpline)
Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support through their Admiral Nurse service, offering both face-to-face and telephone support.
The Dragon Story
The Dragon Story is a four-minute cartoon for children
aged five to nine, explaining dementia and how it can affect
their family members.
0808 808 8141 (helpline, 9am–5pm Monday-Friday)
Hourglass works across the UK to protect, and prevent the
abuse of vulnerable older adults.
03453 303030 (9am–9pm Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm
Saturday and Sunday)
LGBT Foundation is a national charity delivering advice,
support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual
and trans communities.
0300 123 3393 (infoline, 9am–6pm Monday–Friday)
Mind is a national charity that provides information on all
aspects of mental health and a range of support through
0300 003 0396 (booking line for telephone counselling)
8am–8pm Monday–Thursday, 8am–6pm Friday, 9am–1pm Saturday
Telephone (Northern Ireland)
9am-9pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday, 9am-1pm Saturday
Email (Northern Ireland)
Relate has centres and licensed counsellors based across the UK and Northern Ireland, supporting local communities by offering face-to-face relationship and family counselling and workshops.
It also provides phone, email and online ‘live chat’ counselling.
The Silver Line
0800 4 708090 (helpline, 24-hour)
The Silver Line provides a 24-hour helpline for older
people across the UK. It also provides telephone and
letter friendship schemes.
YoungMinds is a charity that provides information, advice and
support for young people affected by mental health issues.
Last reviewed: July 2021
Next review due: July 2024
Reviewed by: Dr Sarah Butchard, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Psychology Lead for Older People’s Services, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
This booklet has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.
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