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

The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline offers practical advice and emotional support to people affected by MCI and dementia and those with concerns about obtaining a diagnosis. Call 0800 888 6678.

Alzheimer’s Society provides information and services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Call 0333 150 3456.

Alzheimer Scotland provides advice and local services in Scotland.  Call 0808 808 3000.

For more information about organisations that can provide support and advice, visit our ‘Support for people affected by dementia’ page.

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 2019 and is due to be reviewed in November 2021. Please contact us if you would like a version with references.

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