Dementia UK is our colleague elected corporate charity for 2017-2018. Over the next 12 months we will be focusing on fundraising to help families, and those living with dementia in our communities.
Dementia UK provides support through their Admiral Nurse Service and a dedicated Dementia Helpline, both specialist services support those affected by Dementia, alleviating concerns and answering questions for sufferers and their families.
Admiral Nurses work alongside people with dementia and their families and offer one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions so they can face dementia with more confidence and less fear. The nurses can be found based in the community, as well as operating out of hospitals and care homes.
The Dementia Helpline is available to anyone in need of advice and is staffed by qualified Admiral Nurses who offer support with any Dementia related queries. The people who most often contact Dementia UK are families caring for someone with dementia, but the helpline is also available to people with a diagnosis of dementia, those worried about their memory or the memory of a loved one, and professionals working in dementia care.
There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK at the moment with estimates in place for there to be over 1 million people by 2025.
Click below to watch some of those being helped by Admiral Nurses and the difference it makes to their lives.
To find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions as well as more information about the different types of dementia, please click here.
And to find out how the specialist Admiral Nurses can offer dementia support through expert guidance and practical solutions, please click here.
You can also call the Dementia Helpline on 0800 888 6678 or send an email to email@example.com. Normal opening hours for the helpline are Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm.
You can also choose to donate your Share of the profits to Dementia UK. You can do this by clicking through to your account profile page here and then simply select 'Charity' underneath the Points donation options. Alternatively, you can find out how to set this up by contacting our Membership team by clicking here, email the Membership team on firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the free membership helpline on 0800 050 1601.