Dementia organisations and sources of useful information

Dementia organisations and sources of useful information

The following organisations provide a range of information, advice and support for people with dementia and their carers


 Alzheimer’s Society

Provides information and advice both for people with dementia and their carers.

Email: enquiries@alzheimers.org.uk

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Tel: 020 7423 3500

Helpline: 0845 300 0336


AT Dementia

Provides information on Assistive Technology that can help people with dementia live more independently.

Email: info@trentdsdc.org.uk

Website: www.atdementia.org.uk

Tel: 01162 575 017


Carers UK

Provides information and advice to carers about their rights and how to access support.

Email: info@ukcarers.org

Website: www.carersuk.org

Tel: 0808 808 7777


Carers Direct (Part of NHS Choices)

Provides free confidential information and carers. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Email: carersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk

Website: www.nhs.uk/CarersDirect

Tel: 0808 802 0202


Dementia UK

Provides training for those who work with people with dementia as well as employing Admiral Nurses who specialise in dementia care and provide both practical and emotional support.

Email: info@dementiauk.org  

Website: www.fordementia.org.uk

Tel: 020 7697 4160

Helpline: 0845 257 9406 or email direct@dementiauk.org


Princess Royal Trust for Carers

This one of the largest providers of carer support services. They provide information, advice and support.

Email: info@carers.org

Website: www.carers.org

Tel: 0844 800 4361


Royal College of Psychiatrists

This website contains some excellent information on Alzheimer’s and treatments

Email: rcpsych@rcpsych.ac.uk

Website: www.rcpsych.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7235 2351 


Solicitors for the Elderly

This is an independent, national organisation of lawyers such as solicitors, barristers, and legal executives who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

To locate a solicitor near you:

Email: admin@solicitorsfortheelderly.com

Website: www.solicitorsfortheelderly.com

Tel: 0844 567 6173


Benefits Enquiry Line

Provides advice and information on the benefits you can claim if you are disabled or a carer.

Website: www.gov.uk/benefit-enquiry-line

Tel: 0800 882 200


UK Homecare Association Ltd

This is the national association for organisations who provide social care to people in their homes.

Email: enquiries@ukhca.co.uk

Website: www.ukhca.co.uk

Tel: 020 8661 8188


Memory & Alzheimer's Cafés UK Directory

This is the directory for memory cafes all over the UK. Visit the website to find one local to you.

Website: www.memorycafes.org.uk


Dementia Friends (by the Alzheimer's Society)

A useful resource for finding out more about dementia, you can also become a Dementia Friend, or a Dementia Champion and go on a training course for free.


Website: www.dementiafriends.org.uk


Dementia Action Alliance

The Dementia Action Alliance is a movement to bring changes in dementia. Encouraging communities and organisations to enable people to live well with dementia and reduce the risk of costly crisis intervention.

Website: www.dementiaaction.org.uk


Dementia for Schools

Early education about dementia with the aim of creating future dementia friendly communities and generations. Championed by Angela Rippon.

Website: www.hscpartnership.org.uk

Our website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more