National Resources

A list of national organisations.

Bedfordshire Memory Navigation Service has collated a few useful resources and services from national organisations which aim to support people living with dementia and their carers whether through advice or through stimulating activities. Or connecting with others. 

Carers UK

Carers UK is an organisation which aims to support family carers through advice and information services. 

For more information, visit Carers UK’s website.

Alzheimers Society

The Alzheimer’s Society can offer you:

A wide range of publications designed to support and inform anyone affected by dementia.

Call the Alzheimer’s Society National Dementia Helpline on 0300 222 1122 or you can visit the website.

Alzheimer’s Society Factsheets.

Age UK

Age UK offer community-based support services for people living with dementia and their carers to improve their quality of life. They have trained befrienders who can provide regular friendly companionship for people with dementia over the phone or home visits.

Age UK Advice is a free, confidential, national phone service for older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals. They have a team of expert advisers who will give you information that is reliable and up-to-date. Lines are open 8am-7pm, 365 days a year.

Age UK Advice Line: 0800 055 6112.

Age UK factsheets and information guides

Visit Age UK’s Website for further information.

Dementia UK

The specialist dementia nurse charity. Dementia UK’s nurses are known as Admiral Nurses, who continually support and develop, provide life-changing care for families affected by all forms of dementia – including Alzheimer’s disease.
Visit the Dementia UK website.

DEEP – www.dementiavoices.org.uk

TIDE – (Together in dementia everyday) www.tide.uk.net

ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH – www.alzheimersresearchuk.org

THE BRAIN CHARITY – www.thebraincharity.org.uk

THE DAILY SPARKLE – Activities and publications designed for people living with dementia www.dailysparkle.co.uk

DEMENTIA ADVENTURE – Holidays and training courses www.dementiaadventure.org

View the Local Directory of resources.