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Dementia Connect

Dementia Connect is an online directory of dementia services and activities available to people with dementia and their carers, provided by the Alzheimer's Society. It provides links to organisations offering a wide range of services:

  • Activities and social groups
  • Advocacy
  • Care or support in the home
  • Day care
  • Information, support and advice
  • Respite
  • Support in the community
  • Transport
Area serviced:
0300 222 1122 Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline
tel:0333 150 3456

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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.
Groups or organisations set up to support the specific needs of mental health service users, and their carers.