Dementia UK

Dementia UK

At a glance


  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life

Other details

Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service.

When things get challenging or difficult, our nurses work alongside people with dementia and their families: giving them the one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions they need, and that can be hard to find elsewhere.

Admiral Nurses are continually trained, developed and supported by Dementia UK. Families that have their support have someone truly expert and caring by their side – helping them to live more positively with dementia in the present, and to face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.


Our mission

  1. Increase Admiral Nurse coverage across the UK
  2. Raise awareness and understanding of Admiral Nursing
  3. Provide robust evidence for the effectiveness of Admiral Nursing

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