Holidays and travelling: Other resources
Find other useful organisations and resources to support people affected by dementia with travelling and holidays.
Other useful organisations
British Airways Passenger Medical Clearance Unit
Advises travellers about whether they consider patients with certain medical conditions to be fit to travel.
Unit 11 Old Farm Park
Essex CM3 1LN
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
Company that offers supported holidays for people with dementia and their carers together, throughout the UK.
National Express Assisted Travel Team
Provides specialist support on coaches across the UK.
Tourism for All UK
7A Pixel Mill
44 Appleby Road
Cumbria LA9 6ES
Holiday and travel information service for disabled and older people and their carers.
212 Business Design Centre
52 Upper Street
London N1 0QH
T 030 3303 0145
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.