There is help and support available for those worried about or affected by MCI or dementia.

If you have questions about MCI or dementia, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, or about taking part in research you can contact the Dementia Research Infoline 0300 111 5111 or infoline@alzheimersresearchuk.org

The Admiral Nurse Helpline offers practical and medical advice and emotional support to people affected by MCI and dementia. Call 0800 888 6678 or email helpline@dementiauk.org.

Alzheimer’s Society provides information about dementia care, and support for people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Call 0333 150 3456 or email dementia.connect@alzheimers.org

Alzheimer Scotland provides advice, support, and information on local services in Scotland for people affected by dementia. Call 0808 808 3000 or email helpline@alzscot.org

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with MCI?

If you have been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment in the last two years and would like to share your story to help shape our work please get in touch via stories@alzheimersresearchuk.org

Support for people affected by dementia

This booklet is for people affected by dementia, including family, friends and carers. It lists organisations offering help, advice, information and support.

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Alzheimer’s Research UK has a wide range of information about dementia. Order booklets or download them from our online form.

This information was updated in November 2023 and is due to be reviewed in November 2025. It was written by Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Information Services team with input from lay and expert reviewers.

Our information does not replace advice that doctors, pharmacists, or nurses may give you.

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Dementia Research Infoline

Want to know more about current research? Keen to get involved in research projects?

Contact the Dementia Research Infoline,

9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

0300 111 5 111

infoline@alzheimersresearchuk.org