Looking after a friend or relative who has dementia or memory loss can be challenging and it is important that you get support for yourself as early as possible.

Watch this short video 'Caring for someone with Dementia'

A short 4-minute a video where unpaid carers in Sheffield share their experience and advice.
Click here to watch >>>

Listen to this podcast

A podcast from BBC Radio Sheffield where you hear from people living with dementia.
Click here to listen on BBC Sounds >>>

Local support

The Sheffield Dementia Directory contains sources of emotional and practical support for your health and wellbeing. Visit the local Dementia Support website here >>>

Information about Age UK Sheffield’s support services for people living with dementia and their family carers can be found Visit their website here >>>

National websites 

Here are links to the websites of some national organisations offering support:

Age UK >>>
Alzheimer’s Society >>>
NHS >>>


Age UK’s Dementia Advice Sheffield service provides a one-stop shop responding to any non-clinical dementia-related query. Call: 0114 250 2875 or e-mail: [email protected].

The Alzheimer’s Society dementia support line:
Call: 0333 150 3456 Mon to Weds: 9am to 8pm, Thurs and Fri: 9am to 5pm, Sat and Sun: 10am to 4pm