Understanding and supporting a person with dementia - useful resources
Find out more about organisations that provide information on supporting a person living with dementia.
- Understanding and supporting a person with dementia
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Understanding and supporting someone with dementia
The Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone who is caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.
Carers UK provides information and advice for carers about their rights and how to access support.
Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through its Admiral Nurse service.
Relate offers relationship counselling for individuals, couples and families in England and Wales. It provides advice and support by phone, face-to-face and through its website.
Last reviewed: January 2019
Next review due: January 2022
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 Jan Dewing, Visiting Professor School of Nursing University of Wollongong NSW, Australia and Professor John Keady, Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Older People, Dementia And Ageing Research Team, University of Manchester
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