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Dementia UK

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Our renowned Admiral Nurses work hand in hand with families, helping them cope with the fear, uncertainty and difficult everyday reality of dementia.

Living with dementia can be an incredibly hard and lonely experience for both the person with dementia and their family. We provide the compassionate, expert support families need every step of the way – helping everyone in that family to live more positively with dementia in the present; and to face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.

Dementia UK runs a national helpline and email service, called Admiral Nursing Direct, for family and professional carers, people with dementia and those worried about their memory. It is the only nurse-led dementia helpline in the country.

Our nurses are ready and waiting to answer your questions about what support is available for people with dementia.

Dementia UK, Second Floor, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA
Area serviced:
0800 888 6678 (Admiral Nursing Direct - helpline)
Opening times:
9.15am-4.45pm (helpline), Mon-Fri and also 6pm-9pm Weds & Thurs
Who is it for:
Anyone requiring support with dementia

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Subject Definitions

For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.