Support and advice

Charities and voluntary organisations provide valuable support and advice on their websites and via their helplines

National Dementia Helpline For information, support or advice about dementia, call their helpline on 0300 222 11 22.

Dementia UK is a national charity that aims to improve the quality of life for people with dementia. It offers advice and support to families who are living with dementia through its Admiral Nurses, who are registered nurses and dementia experts. Call 0800 888 66 78 or email direct@dementiauk.org

Age UK has advice on a range of topics, including advance care planning, benefits and choosing a care home, as well as information on local activities and services for those with dementia. It runs a free national helpline on 0800 169 2081 Open 8am-7pm, 365 days a year or visit https://www.ageuk.org.uk/

Mind Call 0300 123 3393, email info@mind.org.uk or text 86463

The Carers Trust provides information and advice on its website for carers, including how to get support for yourself, https://carers.org/

Carers UK is a national charity for carers, providing information and advice from benefits to practical support, 0800 808 7777 (free), https://www.carersuk.org/

Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053 (free)