Dementia… …the next steps

This leaflet provides a list of organisations that offer advice and support to people with dementia, their families and carers. See over for information and contact details.

Our Health is a website that provides information about dementia and a wide range of local dementia services: www.ourhealth.southwest.nhs.uk Admiral Nurses specialise in dementia. They provide practical advice and support. Call the 24 hour helpline: 0845 257 9406 or visit the website: www.dementiauk.org/what-we-do/admiral-nurses Alzheimer’s Society provides information and a range of activities, memory cafes and support groups. Call the helpline: 0845 300 03 or visit the website: www.alzheimers.org.uk for more information. Benefits Agency provides information on financial support available. Visit their website: www.direct.gov.uk or call the disability benefits helpline: 08457 123 456. Carers UK is a charity that provides information and advice as well as practical and emotional support for people who care for family or friends. Call the Carers Advice Line: 0808 808 777 or visit the website: www.carersuk.org for more information. Dementia UK is a charity committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia. For more information visit the website: www.dementiauk.org and find out about Uniting Carers, a national network of carers, friends and families of people with dementia. Lewy Body Society. Dementia with Lewy Bodies is the second most common cause of age-related neurodegenerative dementia. For more information visit the website: www.lewybody.org Memory Clinics offer diagnosis, treatment and ongoing advice and support. Your local memory clinic is: ………………………………………………………… Memory Cafes offer a place to meet for support and information. Your local memory cafe is: Where: ……………………………………………………. When: …………………………………… Your local Dementia Lead Nurse is: ….…………………..................................... Your next follow-up appointment is: Where: ………………………………………………………When: …………..………………………