Are you concerned about someone who is
confused and forgetful?
16,000 people living in Northern Ireland have some form of dementia.
90% of those people are cared for at home by a relative or friend.
is an emotionally and physically demanding job.
you need help?
you, or someone you care for, have been given a diagnosis of dementia.
Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Helpline can offer you confidential,
impartial and sensitive support.
trained Helpline Advisors are skilled in dealing with the many issues that
can arise through receiving a diagnosis of dementia and the course of the
can provide you with comprehensive information on a wide variety of topics:
Diagnosis and assessment
The disease process
Financial and legal issues
Social Security benefits
Health and Social Services
Your rights as a carer
Your rights as a person with dementia
And much, much more
can provide you with information to help you make choices and decisions
about your situation and advice to help you cope with managing the illness
on a day-to-day basis.
Our advisors can also act as advocates for you in representing your rights at meetings, supporting you when making a complaint or helping you access community care.
Call the Dementia Helpline 028 9066 4100