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Admiral Nursing Service

The Admiral Nursing Service works with carers of those who have dementia. It provides information on the nature of the illness, practical advice and emotional support. It can also assist other professionals with specialist knowledge and advice about dementia.


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The service operates from Monday to Friday. To find out more, visit

42 Westbourne Park Road, London, W2 5PH
020 3219 0911
020 3219 0921

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Dementia is characterised by confusion, memory loss, poor problem-solving and poor concentration. There are many diseases that lead to dementia, the most common being Alzheimer's disease. Dementia usually occurs in older people. Dementia in people under 65 is known as early onset dementia. Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a rarer form of dementia that shares characteristics with both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Vascular dementia occurs when cells in the brain are deprived of oxygen. Many symptoms are the same as other forms of dementia, however there are some differences.