Looking for advice about caring for a loved one with dementia? We've produced a number of guides to help families and friends caring for older people who are living with the condition.
Read the real life experiences of older people living with dementia and get advice on how to provide the best care for your loved one in our guides below.
One step at a time – Dealing with a dementia diagnosis
Learn about the practical next steps to take after receiving an early dementia diagnosis, from planning for the future to finding sources of support.
One step at a time – Living well with dementia
Explore expert advice for living well with dementia, including tips for staying mentally and physically active and dining with dignity.
One step at a time – Supporting the carer
Care UK’s dementia experts offer their advice for how family carers can take care of themselves, to ensure they’re providing the best possible care for their...
What’s the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?
Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are living with dementia, and more than one million people are expected to have a diagnosis by 2025. Nearly all of...
What is Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It’s a physical condition that occurs when the connections between nerve cells in the brain are lost.
What is dementia?
Dementia affects millions around the world, but many people still don’t understand what it is.
What is a person-centred approach to dementia care?
Person-centred care is all about putting residents’ needs, desires and choices at the heart of their care.
6 benefits of living in a care home for people with dementia
Moving into a Care UK care home can transform the quality of life for older people living with dementia.