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A dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming – and it may feel like everything has changed. But our information and advice can help – whether you want to better understand dementia symptoms or need support finding and arranging social care.

Understanding dementia

There’s more to dementia than just being forgetful. We can help you understand more about dementia symptoms, the different types of dementia, who may be at risk, and how dementia's treated.

A dementia-friendly home

The design and layout of your home can have a big impact on your day-to-day life. If you're living with dementia, there are some practical things you can do to make life at home easier.

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Getting care & support

We have information and advice about the care and support that's available if you're living with dementia or caring for someone who is – from day centres to financial support to housing options.

Living well with dementia

A dementia diagnosis doesn't have to mean that you stop doing the things you enjoy. Our information and advice can help you stay independent and live well for as long as possible.

Planning for the future with dementia

We know that it can be difficult to think about the future, but getting organised now can give you peace of mind that the care and support you receive in the future will be right for you.

Caring and dementia

Caring for someone living with dementia can be challenging, but there's lots of support available to carers, both emotional and financial. It's important that you look after yourself, too.

Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST)

MCST is a weekly programme for people living with mild to moderate dementia. Group members take part in meaningful and stimulating activities, proven to help maintain memory and mental functioning.

The groups provide a fun, supportive environment where people can build new friendships.

Click here to find out more about MCST

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