Holidays and travelling: Other resources

Find other useful organisations and resources to support people affected by dementia with travelling and holidays. 

Holidays and travelling
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Other useful organisations

British Airways Passenger Medical Clearance Unit

T 020 8738 5444
E [email protected]
W www.britishairways.com

Advises travellers about whether they consider patients with certain medical conditions to be fit to travel.

Dementia Adventure

Unit 11 Old Farm Park
Main Road
Ford End
Essex CM3 1LN

T 01245 237548
E [email protected]
W www.dementiaadventure.co.uk/contact

Specialises in designing and delivering small group short breaks and holidays for people living with dementia, their partners, family, friends or carer to enjoy together.

Mind for you

5 The Willows
Burton On The Wolds
Leicestershire LE12 5AP

T 07788292938
E [email protected]
W www.mindforyou.co.uk

Company that offers supported holidays for people with dementia and their carers together, throughout the UK.

National Express Assisted Travel Team

T 08717 818 179 (24hrs a day, 7 days a week)
E [email protected] - or use the enquiry form or live chat on the website (see below)
W www.nationalexpress.com

Provides specialist support on coaches across the UK.

Tourism for All UK

7A Pixel Mill
44 Appleby Road
Kendal
Cumbria LA9 6ES

T 0845 124 9971
E [email protected]
W www.tourismforall.org.uk

Holiday and travel information service for disabled and older people and their carers.

Revitalise

212 Business Design Centre
52 Upper Street
London N1 0QH

T 030 3303 0145
W www.revitalise.org.uk

A national charity providing essential breaks for people with disabilities, visually impaired people and carers. Revitalise's centres provide 24-hour care on-call and personal support in a relaxed, holiday environment. They also run breaks for people with dementia.

More information and resources

Reviewed April 2013 by Dr Marilyn Cash, Post Doctoral Researcher, School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University and Sallie Rutledge, Dementia Lead Nurse; Proprietor, The Mede Holiday Respite Support, East Devon

Reviewed January 2016 by Alzheimer's Society
Next review due: January 2019

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.

A list of sources is available on request.

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