This section contains advice on understanding and caring for someone with dementia, with tips on how carers can look after themselves too.
Understanding and supporting a person with dementia
Information for carers on understanding dementia and ways to provide support.
How the GP can support a person with dementia
Take a look at the different kinds of support available from a GP for a person with dementia.
Supporting a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans person with dementia
Information on the challenges that LGBT people with dementia may face, and how to support them.
Advice on supporting a person with dementia during their stay in hospital and what you need to consider when they are ready to leave.
Replacement care (respite care) in England
Information on replacement (respite) care, the different types that are available in England, and how to pay for it.
Respite care in Northern Ireland
Information on respite care, the different types that are available in Northern Ireland and how to pay for it.
Respite care in Wales
Information on respite care, the different types that are available in Wales and how to pay for it.
Finding a care home
Information on how to find a care home and what high-quality care for people with dementia should include.
Care homes - when is the right time and who decides?
It can be hard to know when the right time to move into a care home is, and who should decide.
Carers: looking after yourself
Advice for carers on how to look after yourself, and information about what help and support is available.
End of life care
Information for carers on supporting a person with advanced dementia who is nearing the end of life.
Grief, loss and bereavement
Information for carers, friends and relatives of people with dementia, on how to cope with feelings of grief.
Health and social care professionals
If you have been diagnosed with dementia, you are likely to see a range of health and social care professionals at different times.