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the Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053

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Thank you for signing up for the Dementia Information Service emails. Please check your inbox for a confirmation.

Once you've confirmed your address, you will receive the first email within 24 hours and then 1 email a week for the next 5 weeks.

Need advice now?

If you're looking after someone or have recently been diagnosed with dementia and need support or advice now, you can contact:

  • the Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053 – open 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday, and 11am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday

  • the National Dementia Helpline, run by Alzheimer's Society, on 0300 222 1122 (national call rate) – open 9am to 8pm Monday to Wednesday, 9am to 5pm on Thursday and Friday, and 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday

  • Dementia UK's free Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline on 0800 888 6678 – which is staffed by Admiral Nurses, who are registered nurses and dementia experts, or email; the helpline is open 9am to 9pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

  • Alzheimer's Research UK – which carries out dementia research but also answers general questions about dementia and can tell you about how to get involved with research – call the Infoline on 0300 111 5 555, open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (national call rate), or email

Page last reviewed: 19/04/2018
Next review due: 19/04/2021