Helpline: 0845 3000 336
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm
The Alzheimer's Society is Britain's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers.
Helpline: 0808 808 3000 Freephone, 24 hours
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland's leading dementia charity, providing information, services and practical support for people with dementia and their carers.
The Alzheimer's Research Trust
Funds world-class research to find ways to cure, prevent or treat Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, as well as providing free information on dementia and the treatments available.
Admiral Nursing Direct: 0845 257 9406
Admiral Nursing e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of Dementia UK is to improve the quality of life for people affected by dementia. Admiral Nursing DIRECT is a telephone helpline, provided by experienced Admiral Nurses and supported by the charity Dementia UK. It offers practical advice and emotional support to people affected by dementia.
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
Information: 0844 800 8527
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers is the largest provider of comprehensive carers support services in the UK.
Helpline: 0808 808 7777
Freephone number for an information pack. For more details of Carers UK please go to the website.
NHS Choices - Carers Direct Helpline
Carers Direct helpline on 0808 802 0202
The helpline advisers can give you information to help you make decisions about your personal support needs and the needs of the person you're looking after and can put you in touch with specialist national or local sources of help, including social care, health and self-help networks and resources. The helpline is open from 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday and from 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls from UK landlines and Vodaphone, T-Mobile and O2 mobile phone networks are free.
Tel:0845 450 0350
Crossroads Care service is about giving time - improving the lives of carers by giving them time to be themselves and have a break from their caring responsibilities. Their aim is to provide a reliable service, tailored to meet the individual needs of each carer and the person they are caring for. They have schemes in most parts of England and Wales, which provide a range of services to meet local needs – to find your local office, see website.