Assistive technology

8. Useful organisations

AT Dementia

Trent Dementia Services Development Centre
Institute of Mental Health
University of Nottingham Innovation Park
Jubilee Campus, Triumph Road
Nottingham NG7 2TU

T 0115 748 4220
E info@trentdsdc.org.uk
W www.atdementia.org.uk

An online information resource on assistive technologies (including telecare) for people with dementia. Includes a self-help guide offering advice about assistive technologies - see asksara.dlf.org.uk

Disabled Living Foundation

Ground Floor, Landmark House
Hammersmith Bridge Road
London W6 9EJ

T 0845 130 9177 (helpline 10am-4pm weekdays)
E info@dlf.org.uk
W www.dlf.org.uk

Charity that provides information about finding simple solutions, such as mobility aids. Offers a loan library of simple electronic aids that people in England can borrow for two weeks to see if they work. (See www.dlf.org.uk/library)

Foundation for Assistive Technology (FAST)

302 Tower Bridge Business Centre
46-48 East Smithfield
London E1W 1AW

T 0300 330 1430
E info@fastuk.org
W www.fastuk.org

Charity that works with the assistive technology community to get well-designed, useful inventions on to the market faster. Provides an online database of assistive technology research, events and contacts.

Unforgettable.org

6-8 Bonhill Street,
London,
EC2A 4BXT

T 0203 322 9070
E info@unforgettable.org
W www.unforgettable.org

Specialist retailer of dementia and memory loss products, living aids and activities.