Help and Support for Those Living with Dementia and Their Carers

The Relatives & Residents Association helpline

020 7359 8136 – helpline is open 09:30 –13:00. This is for family members who have relatives in 24 hours care.


Aimed at people over 55. Their helpline is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Age UK – information and advice.

Phone: 0800 678 1602. 08:00 – 19:00, 365 days a year

If carers have any concerns about caring for someone with dementia, Dementia UK have specialist Admiral Nurses on their Helpline, on 0800 888 6678 or email The Helpline is open seven days a week, 09:00 – 21:00 Monday to Friday, and 09:00 – 17:00 on weekends.

Dementia Talking Point

Alzheimer’s Society have extended the operating hours of their national Dementia Connect Support Line. Trained advisors can be contacted via 0333 150 3456 for advice and guidance. Alzheimer’s Society are encouraging people to join Dementia Talking Point. This is their online community where people affected by dementia can receive valuable support from people in similar situations.