Category: Post-Diagnosis Support

UK Support

This article will be gradually updated as I learn more.

There is little signposting of the support and services available for as diagnosis of Dementia so I have tried to bring what I can into one place.

Alzheimer’s Society – National – Helpline, online forum, face to face support: Website

Lewy Body Society – National – Helpline, online information: Website

Rare Dementia Support – London – Links to online support: Website

Young Dementia UK – National – Member Network: Website

DEEP UK – National – 100+ local groups: Website

Dementia Diaries – National – Online diaries of people with Dementia: Website

Join Dementia Research UK – National – Important we all take part locally: Website

Age UK – National – Information on care and support: Website

Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and dementia Support – Local: Website

Carers UK – National – Online Forum, Help and Advice for Carers: Website

Carers Trust – National – Support and Advice: Website

Tide – National – Building a UK wide social movement of Carers: Website

We Care Campaign – Campaign for unpaid carers: Petition Twitter @WeAreCarers 

Social Media – National – Source of support and information: Twitter Facebook etc

Blogs – National – Many blogs about peoples lives with Dementia ie: Wendy Mitchell

Innovations in Dementia – National – Support people living with Dementia: Website

Dementia UK – National Charity that provides support and Admiral Nurses: Website

This is not a complete list, there are many other wonderful organisations out there, if you wish to be included let me know.