Assistive technology - useful organisations

Find out where to get help and advice on assistive technology if you're living with dementia or supporting someone with the condition.

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Useful organisations

AcTo Dementia

Website
www.actodementia.com/

AcTo Dementia provides recommendations and guidance on accessible touchscreen apps for people with dementia.

AlzProducts

Website
www.alzproducts.co.uk

AlzProducts is a UK Alzheimer’s and dementia specialist shop.

Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)

Telephone
0300 999 0004 (helpline, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)

Email
[email protected] 

Website
www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk

DLF provides advice, information and training on independent living. Their website includes a web tool that offers advice, support and products for making daily living easier for older and disabled people (asksara.livingmadeeasy.org.uk). This tool has replaced the AT dementia website.

Healthcare Pro

Telephone
0345 121 8111 (8.30am–5pm Monday–Friday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.healthcarepro.co.uk

Healthcare Pro provides products and services designed to support independent living.

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)

Telephone
0808 808 0123 (information line, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.rnid.org.uk

RNID provides support and care to people living with deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus. It was previously called Action on Hearing Loss.

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Telephone
0303 123 9999 (8am–8pm Monday–Friday 9am–1pm Saturday)

Email
[email protected]

Website
www.rnib.org.uk

RNIB provides practical and emotional support to people affected by sight loss.

TechSilver

Telephone
0330 010 1418 (9.30am–6pm Monday–Friday)

Website
www.techsilver.co.uk

TechSilver provides gadgets designed to make life easier, safer and happier.

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: Dr John Woolham, Senior Research Fellow and Fellow of the NIHR School for Social Care Research, King’s College London

To give feedback on this information, or for a list of sources, please email our Publications team at [email protected]

Alzheimer's Society online shop

Alzheimer's Society's online shop offers a wide range of products to assist with a range of day-to-day living requirements. 

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