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5. Other useful organisations

MedicAlert

The MedicAlert Foundation

327-329 Witan Court

Upper Fourth Street

Milton Keynes MK9 1EH

T 01908 951045

E info@medicalert.org.uk

W www.medicalert.org.uk

Provides an identification system for individuals with hidden medical conditions and allergies. Jewellery is engraved with details of the person's condition, an ID number and a 24-hour emergency phone number.

Missing People

FREEPOST Missing People

284 Upper Richmond Road West

London SW14 7JE

T 116 000

E 116000@missingpeople.org.uk

W www.missingpeople.org.uk

Provides free, confidential advice and emotional support to family members when someone is missing. Also work alongside the police to help find missing people, and can help with publicity appeals through posters and social media appeals.

Walk 4 Life

W www.walk4life.info

Part of the NHS's Change 4 Life initiative, the website offers information on walks, events and walking groups in your area.

More information

Last reviewed: December 2015

Next review due: December 2018

Reviewed by: Dr Gwyn Grout, Consultant Nurse, Hampshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia. A list of sources is available on request from publications@alzheimers.org.uk

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