The dementia guide

This guide produced by the Alzheimer’s Society is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia.

Read the dementia guide

This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. It will also be useful to close friends and family of someone with dementia, as it contains information for anyone taking on a caring role.

The guide aims to help people to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about living as well as possible with dementia and about making plans for the future.

The dementia guide covers the following topics:

  1. About dementia
  2. Treatments
  3. Living well
  4. Planning ahead
  5. Services for people with dementia
  6. Support for carers
  7. Research
  8. Alzheimer’s Society services and support
  9. Other useful organisations
  10. Checklist