​Here are some links to other organisations you might find interesting, useful, or both!

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Active Minds

Researches, designs and develops activity products for people with dementia

Activities in care homes

Alive! Activities

Promotes meaningful activity for older people in care homes

NAPA Activities

Promotes high quality activity provision for older people

Care home and residential housing care organisations

My Home Life

Promotes quality of life in care homes in England, Scotland and N Ireland

The Commission on Residential Care
Major report on the future of housing with care

Care England

Leading representative body for independent care services in England

National Care Forum

Supports organisations providing care and support services throughout the UK


Training, briefings and events for the supported housing, health and social care sector


Care Quality Commission

Regulates adult social care

AgeUK Experts by Experience

People with experience of adult social care who support inspection teams

Organisations that aim to improve life for people with dementia

SCIE Social Care Institute for Excellence

Improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works

The Butterfly Scheme

A system of hospital care for people living with dementia

Dementia Action Alliance

A movement dedicated to bringing about a society-wide response to dementia

Dementia challengers

Supports people with dementia, carers and family members

Dementia Pathfinders

Therapeutic care and support for people with dementia and their families


Information site run by volunteers

Frameworks for Change

Advocates for compassion in care

Danuta Lipinska

Trainer and counselor for people with dementia

Practical help for people with dementia in other ways

Care Charts

Develops products that enable dignified, person-centred care

Whose Shoes?

Engages people delivering services through bespoke game

Dementia Adventure

Connects people living with dementia with nature and a sense of adventure

Living Words

Arts and literature organisation

Life Story Network

Educates, enables, encourages people to embrace relationships built on empathy


Contact the Elderly

Monthly tea parties for frail isolated people over 75

Independent Age

Offers free advice and information on care, benefits and social support


Champions the voluntary sector and volunteering

Alzheimers Europe

Non-governmental organisation aimed at raising awareness of all forms of dementia)

End of life

Admiral Nurses

Support and advice for families affected by dementia

Living Well Dying Well

Encourages reflection on how to live life fully, while planning and preparing for the end of life

Final Fling

Helping people sort out life before death

Dignity in Dying

Campaign for assisted death for the terminally ill