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Guides and support
Reframing Dementia - a guide to living with dementia
As a nation we are remarkably reluctant to think and talk about dementia, but a conversation is a vital starting point to prepare ourselves for what might come in later life. Read our guide.
What is dementia?
Dementia is the term used to describe a group of symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Find out more about dementia.
Spotting the early signs of dementia
It is important to understand that dementia affects people in different ways. Find out more about the possible symptoms and signs of dementia to be aware of.
How to start positive conversations about dementia
Discussing dementia can seem like a daunting prospect but using the right questions and conversation starters can help families begin important conversations in a positive manner.
How to get a diagnosis of dementia
There is advice and support available for people with dementia, a diagnosis can ensure you have access to the right information to help you plan for your future.
Supporting loved ones living with dementia
Being diagnosed with dementia can be a daunting and upsetting time, and the support of close family and friends is invaluable – in addition to knowing which experts to turn to for support.
Basics of benefits
This guide to the main financial benefits available to those over and under State Pension Age provides information about what you may be entitled to. Find out more.
Care home funding - What you need to know
Together with Eldercare, we have produced a series of short videos to help answer some common questions about care home funding and paying for care.
Continuing to care through coronavirus
We understand that you will have many questions about finding your loved one a care home during this time. Find out about the measures our care homes have in place to keep residents and staff safe.
Understanding CQC ratings
Learn what the Care Quality Commission is, how they assess the performance of care homes, what their ratings mean, and how you can find their inspection reports online in our free online guide.
Guide to housing locations with guest rooms
Many Anchor locations offer a guest room that can be used by Anchor residents. You can see a list of locations that offer guest rooms here.