Carers of people with dementia resources

Alzheimer’s Society
Alzheimers Society is the leading UK care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They have excellent helpline and factsheets on a wide range of information, an online community called Talking Point and a free monthly email newsletter.

Alzheimer Scotland
Is Scotland’s leading dementia charity. They provide services and campaign actively to help people with dementia and their families and carers. The site has information about dementia, treatment choices, services and a helpline.

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
The latest news and events on learning disability issues, as well as information on topics such as advocacy, accommodation and employment. In addition there is information on the GOLD programme (Growing old with learning disabilities) & Down’s Syndrome and Dementia.

Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group
For carers of frontotemporal dementia: Pick’s Disease, Frontal Lobe Degeneration, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Corticobasal Degeneration and Alcohol-Related Dementia.

Huntington’s Disease Association
The association provides information, advice, support and publications for families affected by Huntington’s disease in England and Wales.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association
Provides information and support to sufferers of this progressive neuro-degenerative disease, their carers and their families.