Additional Resources

From national organisations to industry news, consider Relish as your single resource helping people with dementia and their care-givers.

Useful links

Listen Talk Connect

A thorough guide from Care UK on communicating with people living with dementia.

Activities Guide

A brilliant activities guide from Care UK - Top 100 Hints and Tips for Activity Based Care


Alive! is a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people in care by enabling their participation in meaningful activity.


NAPA is a registered charity and membership organisation for all those interested in increasing activity opportunities for older people in care settings.

Carers Trust

Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone caring for a family member or friend.

Living Words

Living Words is an arts and literature programme that uses the spoken and written word to help people feel present in their lives, regardless of circumstance.

Dementia Adventure

Dementia Adventure is a multi-award winning social enterprise providing training, research, consultancy services and adventures – all with nature in mind.

Oomph! Wellness

Oomph! is dedicated to transforming the day-to-day health and quality of life of older people through group-based exercise classes such as chair cheerleading and aerobics.


ReVitalyz training motivates and inspires people to deliver a range of Seated Physical Activities (SPA) to those they care for.

Alzheimer's Society

The Alzheimer's Society works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Dementia Dog Project

The Dementia Dog Project builds services for people with dementia that brings dogs back into their lives or supports them to continue their relationship with dogs.

Care Charts UK

Enabling dignified, person-centred care, Care Charts UK's range of Remember-I'm-Me Care Charts have been designed to assist in the care of those unable to reliably communicate their own needs.

Whose Shoes?

A blog by Gill Phillips, Creator of Whose Shoes? A co-production tool helping people work together to improve lives.

The Age Page

A blog about older people and their place in British society by Sarah Reed, CQC Age UK Expert by Experience and founder of REAL Communication Works.


Information and support for people looking after their elderly parents. Set up by two women who combined their personal and professional experience in caregiving.

Music4Dementia Radio

A group of 5 themed radio stations available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year playing music that evokes memories. Choose your era, listen and enjoy

Jelly Drops

Jelly Drops are award-winning sweets designed to boost hydration amongst those with dementia.