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Dementia UK

Duration:
2 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 26 August 2012

Jim Broadbent presents the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of the charity Dementia UK
Reg Charity: 1039404
To Give:
- Freephone 0800 404 8144
- Freepost BBC Radio 4 Appeal, mark the back of the envelope Dementia UK.

  • Dementia UK

    Provided by Dementia UK, Admiral Nurses are expert dementia nurses, who focus on the needs of the family carer. They are an invaluable source of contact and support for families at particular points of difficulty in the dementia journey, including diagnosis, when the condition advances, or when tough decisions need to be made such as moving a loved one into residential care. They help people live well with the Dementia and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships. Admiral Nurses also work compassionately and sensitively to help families cope with feelings of loss and bereavement as the condition deteriorates.

  • Dementia UK

    Dementia UK

    Admiral Nurse, Debbie, on a home visit with Gail who cares for her husband who is living with dementia.

  • Dementia UK

    Dementia UK

    Admiral Nurses are named after Joseph Levy, who had vascular dementia, and was known as 'Admiral Joe' by his family and friends due to his love of sailing.

  • Dementia UK

    Dementia UK

    Jim Broadbent, Patron of Dementia UK, at the recording of our Appeal.

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