Memory problems - useful organisations
Find useful organisations to support you if you have memory problems.
AcTo Dementia is a website that gives independent recommendations and advice on touchscreen apps designed for people living with dementia.
0800 055 6112 (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 to help people know their rights and make the best choices for later life.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
01455 883300 (10am–4pm Monday–Friday)
BACP represents counsellors and psychotherapists and can provide a list of counsellors and psychotherapists in your area.
The British Psychological Society (BPS)
0116 254 9568
The British Psychological Society can provide a list of chartered psychologists who offer private therapy services. Members of The Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP), which is part of the BPS, work with people in their own homes, hospitals, care homes and GP surgeries.
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)
0300 999 0004 (helpline, 9am–5pm Monday–Friday)
The Disabled Living Foundation provides impartial advice, information and training on independent living.
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
0300 500 6184
The Health and Care Professions Council regulates health and care professions in the UK.
Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
020 3141 4600
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists provides details of independent occupational therapists in your local area.
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists is the professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK. It provides information about speech and language therapy.
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.
This information has been reviewed by people affected by memory problems. We would like to thank them for their generous and valued contributions.
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