Dementia charities in the UK
Throughout the United Kingdom a number of charities exist to help those who have been diagnosed with dementia, their family and their carers. Dementia charities in the UK raise funds in order to address many different aspects of dementia. These include conducting scientific and academic research into the prevention and effective treatment of the condition, the provision of trained and qualified carers, nurses and support staff, and assisting people with dementia to lead dignified, independent and fulfilled lives.
Whilst there are many smaller, regional and specialist dementia charities in the UK, the largest and best-known charitable foundations which work to improve the quality of life for people with dementia include: