Did you know there is a National Dementia Helpline ? Call 0300 222 1122
Do you have concerns about a friend or relative with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia ?.
The Alzheimer’s Society has a National Dementia Helpline which can provide information, support, guidance and signposting to other appropriate organisations.
Opening hours are usually from
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm.
The service however be occasionally closed during these times for operational reasons /staff shortage.
Callers speak to trained Helpline Advisers.
The Society’s policy on confidentiality is in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998).
Calls to the Helpline cost no more than the national call rate and may also count towards any inclusive minutes in a phone contract. This rule applies to calls from any type of line including mobiles, BT, other fixed line or payphone.
They are there not only to offer advice and information but also to listen. Many people have found being able to talk to someone else about either their or a loved ones dementia a great help.