National Resources

A list of resources from national organisations.

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

There are a range of useful dementia applications that have been designed for people living with dementia, the following list also includes a few examples of the types of apps available.

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.

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.

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

 

For more information, visit Carers UK’s website.

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.

View the Local Directory of resources.