or you could also call the Alzheimer's Society Help LineSamaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Telephone: 08457 90 90 90 (UK)
Samaritans offer their service by telephone, email, letter and face to face in most of their branches.
Samaritans is available to anyone in the UK and Ireland. If you live outside of the UK and Ireland, visit www.befrienders.org to find your nearest helpline.
Finally, you can also, of course, post your fears and questions here on TP.The helpline is usually open from 8.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday.
The number to dial is 0845 300 0336
How can we help?
Here are a few examples of the kinds of things the Helpline advisers can help with
a list of specialist care homes in your area
what someone may mean, what they may be trying to tell you when they say 'I want to go home'
how to get practical help caring for someone with dementia
someone to talk to if you are having a ‘bad’ day caring for someone with dementia