Other dementia organisations
Dementia societies around Europe, for multilingual information and international contacts
Alzheimerís Disease International
Dementia societies around the world, for multilingual information and international contacts
Alzheimerís Research UK
Funds research into Alzheimer's and related conditions, including vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy Bodies. It gives a wide range of grants including Major Programme grants, PhD Studentships, Research Equipment, Network Cooperation grants, Emergency Support grants, Pilot Project grants and Research and Clinical Fellowships.
Scottish Dementia Clinical Research Network SDCRN has been set up to promote a culture of clinical research in dementia across Scotland and improve recruitment to high quality studies from both urban and rural areas. They are increasing the number of people with dementia and carers in clinical studies in Scotland through a research interest register of volunteers.
For people with dementia and carers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Alzheimer's Association of America Large site with a wide range of information
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
American, part of National Institute on Aging
BRACE (Bristol Research into Alzheimer's and Care of the Elderly)
Research funding charity which helps to fund a comprehensive research programme in 3 hospitals in Bristol, that investigates AD and other dementias both in the laboratory and in the memory Clinic.
CANDID - Counselling and Diagnosis in Dementia CANDID and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery provide a clinical assessment and diagnosis facility under the NHS for UK residents. Publications and factsheets.
Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International (DASNI)
A worldwide organisation by and for those diagnosed with dementia, working together to improve the quality of their life.
Dementia Services Development Centre
Assists in the development and improvement of services for people with dementia and their carers
Kingshill Research Centre
An information resource for people with dementia and their carers. Also gives an overview of the work of Kingshill Research Centre, Swindon.
The Lewy Body Society was founded in 2006 in order to raise awareness and educate the public, the medical profession and those in health care decision making positions about Dementia with Lewy bodies.
Pick's Disease Support Group
Support for and information about dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia (including frontal lobe degeneration, Pick's disease and primary progressive aphasia), alchohol related dementia, corticobasal degeneration
Specal: Specialised Early Care of Alzheimer's
Oxford based charity which aims to promote lifelong well-being for people with dementia by working in partnership with the person with dementia and their family to develop a tailor-made programme of CARE (Continuity of Acceptable Recycled Experience) which can be adapted to keep pace with the disease on a lifelong basis.
Freephone 0808 808 3000