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Alzheimer's Society - National Dementia Helpline

The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or a series of strokes. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse.

Call the national dementia helpline below to find out more or contact the local office in ReadingĀ  for further info.

Who to contact

Telephone
0300 222 1122
Website
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
Talking Point - Forum, information and support
Parent Organisation

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00; Thursday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00; Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Other Details

Costs

Is there a charge for
using this service?
No

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Anyone wishing to access information and support about dementia is welcome to contact this number.

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide and Reading Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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