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There are a number of national organisations that can provide help and support regarding dementia.

Age UK

Age UK provides a range of information and advice on health conditions, including dementia, on their website.

Age UK also produces a number of guides and information booklets, a list of which can be found in our dementia resources section.

Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends awareness sessions are free one hour sessions which anyone can attend. The sessions cover key points about dementia and explain how small actions can help make a difference for someone with dementia. They are delivered by Dementia Friends Champions, who have attended a free 1 day training session – this training is open to everyone. The Oldham Dementia Friends Champions network provides support, updates, resources and information.



Dementia UK

Dementia UK is a national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia. They provide free, confidential advice on any aspect of dementia care. You can contact Admiral Nursing DIRECT a national helpline and email service, provided by experienced Admiral Nurses, for family and professional carers, people with dementia and those worried about their memory. It gives practical advice and emotional support to anyone affected by dementia.


Phone: 0845 257 9406 (lines open 9:15am - 4:45pm)


This information is provided by the individual service providers and is correct at time of publishing. This website is updated at regular intervals to reflect changes made. Please contact the service directly to confirm service details.

If you would like to inform Age UK Oldham of any changes please do so by email or telephone:



  • 0161 622 9312
  • 0161 622 9333
  • 0161 622 9314

Further information