Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
The UK’s leading support and research charity providing information and support for people with dementia, their families and carers.
Alzheimer’s Research UK
The UK’s leading research charity in dementia pioneering work focusing on prevention, treatment and cure.
Age UK is the largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.
Care England is the leading representative body for independent care services in England. Working on behalf of small, medium and large providers, Care England speaks with a single unified voice for both members and the whole care sector.
Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. They work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
As the UK’s only national membership charity for carers, Carers UK is both a support network and a movement for change. For the past 50 years they have been driven by carers raising their voices together to call for change and seek recognition and support.
Care Quality Commission
CQC ensure health and social care services provide people with safe and high-quality care. They monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet standards of quality.
Dementia Action Alliance
The Dementia Action Alliance is a movement with one simple aim: to bring about a society-wide response to dementia. It encourages and supports communities and organisations across England to take practical actions to enable people to live well with dementia and reduce the risk of costly crisis intervention.
Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition
Join Dementia Research
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Alzheimer’s Society have developed ‘Join dementia research’, a new service which allows people to register their interest in participating in dementia research and be matched to suitable studies.
The Law Society
The Law Society exists to support, promote and represent all solicitors so they can help their clients. The Law Society does not provide legal advice for members of the public. For individual advice, use Find a Solicitor website to locate a law firm or solicitor in your area.
Memory & Alzheimer’s Cafés UK Directory
This independent directory has been developed to enable anyone to locate a Memory or Alzheimer’s Cafe in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland by region or county.
The NHS Choices website has a whole range of information and advice about many conditions. The link below is to the ‘About Dementia’ page, offering advice and support.
Social Care Institute for Excellence
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is a leading improvement support agency and independent charity, working with the care and support sector in the UK. It provides films, signposting and information to help those affected by dementia.
Young Dementia UK
Dementia is considered ‘young onset’ when it affects people under 65 years of age. It is also referred to as ‘early onset’ or ‘working age’ dementia. Young Dementia UK is a charity to help people whose lives are affected by young onset dementia.
Wales Dementia Helpline
Support, information and agency signposting for anyone caring for a family member or friend with dementia.