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sallymortond Member Posts: 1 Listener
hi all, my husband as just been diagnosed with alzheimers. 


  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,941 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @sallymortond welcome to the community! Sorry to hear this, we understand this will be a stressful and emotional process, but we are here to help. Have you been advised as to what steps to take next?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,390 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @sallymortond   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing. Sorry what has happened. You have come to the right place for support and advice.

    I am one of the team of community champions who guide, advise new members who join.

    I know this is a difficult time for you. We as a community do understand.

    I have the contact details for the Alzheimer's Society

    National Dementia helpline 0300 222 11 22.

    If that helps you.  Lots of support and advice on their website and some one to talk to if you need to.

    Please feel free to ask any questions.  I know there will be members of our community be able to give you some answers.  Can identify what you are going through.

    Have a look at our website.

    Please take care.

    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
    Mental Health advice, guidance and information to all members
    Nutrition, Diet, Wellbeing, Addiction.
  • Antonia_Alumni
    Antonia_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,781 Pioneering
    Welcome to the community @sallymortond and thank you for sharing this with us.

    Please let us know if you have any questions. ;)


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