Dementia information

Types of dementia and organisations that can support dementia sufferers and their carers.

Help and support available to cope with dementia

Types of dementia and organisations that can support dementia sufferers and their carers.

Dementia is caused by a number of diseases that affect the brain. 

The most common is Alzheimer's but diseases also include: 

 

Support for carers and family members  

  • The Alzheimer’s Society offers help, information and support if you are worried about or affected by dementia.  
  • Carers Northumberland is a charity offering support for carers to access help for the person they care for.  

 

Support and training for businesses to become dementia friendly 

 The national campaign Dementia Friends aims to lessen stigmas to create a more dementia-friendly society. 

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