8. Other useful organisations
Provides recommendations and guidance on accessible touchscreen apps for people living with dementia.
0800 055 6112 (advice line, 8am–7pm every day)
08000 223 444 (advice line, 8am–7pm every day)
0808 808 7575 (advice line, 8am–7pm every day)
Charity offering companionship, advice and support for older people.
Trent Dementia Services Development Centre
Institute of Mental Health
University of Nottingham Innovation Park
Jubilee Campus, Triumph Road
Nottingham NG7 2TU
0115 748 4220
A charity that works to promote high-quality care and services for people with dementia through consultancy, project work, education and information and advice on assistive technologies.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
15 St John’s Business Park
Leicestershire LE17 4HB
National body representing counsellors and psychotherapists. Can provide a list of counsellors and psychotherapists in your area.
British Psychological Society
St Andrews House
48 Princess Road East
Leicester LE1 7DR
Provides access to a list of clinical and counselling psychologists who offer private therapy services.
Disabled Living Foundation
Unit 1, 34 Chatfield Road
London SW11 3SE
A national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on independent living. The organisation has a library of simple electronic aids which people in England can borrow for two weeks to try out.
Royal College of Occupational Therapists
106–114 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LB
020 7357 6480
Provides details of independent occupational therapists in your local area.
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
2 White Hart Yard
London SE1 1NX
The professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK. It provides information about speech and language therapy.