Admiral Nurses provide the specialist dementia support that families need.
Admiral Nurses are at the very heart of what we do at Dementia UK. They work both in the community with the NHS, and also in care homes, hospitals and hospices. Admiral Nurses provide expert help and guidance, answer challenging and difficult questions and give one-to-one support. This means they are a lifeline to thousands of families dealing with dementia every day.
Whether you need help in the moment, support with care, or financial advice for the future, our Admiral Nurses are here to help you face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.
If communication gets hard, we’re on hand with skills and techniques to help you stay connected to the person you love.
If someone with dementia is showing signs of fear or distress, we’ll work with you to find the best ways of preventing or managing this.
If your family is struggling to cope, we’ll be there to help you get your loved one the best possible additional care and support.
If you have questions you can’t get answered, we’ll take the time to really understand the problem, and give you the expert advice and support you need to tackle it.
Our Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline
The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline is for anyone with a question or concern about dementia. From looking out for the first symptoms of Alzheimer’s, to understanding the challenges of living with someone with vascular dementia, our specialist Admiral Nurses have the knowledge and experience to understand the situation and suggest answers that might be hard to find elsewhere.
“There are so many rewarding things about my job, I can’t single out one thing. Some of the most rewarding aspects are the ability to help set people off on the right path after diagnosis, and to instil hope and confidence in people who may have no experience of caring and no experience of dementia.
I think the unique relationship that Admiral Nurses develop with family carers is truly a wonderful thing and something that carers frequently tell us is one of the best things about what we do.”