Dementia & Dementia Carers Information and Resources

Dementia information

A quick guide to dementia

Alzheimer’s Research UK explains what dementia is, who is most likely to be affected, and whether there is any cure: a quick guide to dementia.

Types of dementia

Dementia is not a single disease – there are many different forms. Alzheimer’s Research UK looks at the most common types of dementia, and provides information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatments: types of dementia.

Getting a diagnosis

Advice from Dementia UK on recognising the possible signs and symptoms of dementia, and what to do next: getting a diagnosis.

Dementia and COVID-19

Caring during COVID-19

Our partner organisation, Bromley Well, has produced a booklet for family carers focused on coping with a caring role in the time of COVID-19: download the booklet.

Information for families caring for someone with dementia

Advice on what carers can do to look after themselves, and the people they care for, at this time: view the guidance.

Dementia wellbeing in the COVID-19 pandemic

This NHS resource is primarily aimed at clinicians working with people with dementia, but can also be used by people with dementia and carers: dementia wellbeing in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Multiple languages COVID-19 guidance  

The Race Equality Foundation has produced a national resource of written, spoken and video translations of guidance on coronavirus and other information to support those with dementia, their families and carers: access the materials.

More support

Find out about the dementia support offered by BLG Mind in your local borough:

Bromley

Lewisham

Greenwich