Useful links


Our Dementia Forward Support Advisors have created a list of the most useful resources for people living with dementia and their families. We hope you find the following links and downloads helpful:

About Dementia Forward

Our prospectus gives an overview of our services and how we can help people with dementia, their friends and their family.

Download here

Hard copies are available on request. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

If you would like to attend one of our wellbeing cafes, which are drop-in groups for people living with dementia and the people who support them, please download our list here, to find your closest one: Dementia Forward’s Wellbeing Cafes

About Dementia

The NHS Website – About Dementia

Support and information pre-diagnosis

How to claim a council tax discount if you’re ‘severely mentally impaired’ – MSE (

My Future Wishes – Writing an Advance Care Plan

Carers Delirium Leaflet

Apply for or renew a Blue Badge – GOV.UK (

Please get in touch with us if you need any support to apply for Blue Badge or to appeal a decision.

The Carer’s Emergency Card

We recently offered Dementia Awareness Training for people in the Nepali community in Richmondshire and have had information about our services translated into Nepali:

Dementia Forward information in Nepali

Living well while waiting for a memory assessment:

Dementia Change Action Network’s document on living well while waiting for an assessment

Keeping Safe

Common online scams and fraud – North Yorkshire Police

A Leaflet Explaining the Herbert Protocol – North Yorks Police

The Herbert Protocol Letter

Order Guardian Angel Devices (


Activities to do at Home

Life Story Work – Dementia UK



Dementia Forward Activity Sheet Numbers

SUMMER Activity Sheet


Other Avenues of Support

North Yorkshire Care Services Directory – A Comprehensive Guide to Care Services

The Blue Book for North Yorkshire