This is our Urgent Appeal: What If

We are here for carers of people with dementia. But what if we weren't?

 Our future is uncertain. We need your help. Whether you decide to make a one-off donation, fundraise for us or pledge a monthly gift, your contribution means that we can continue our vital work towards a better future for everyone affected by dementia.

Please donate today. Thank you. 


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We believe that carers and former carers have the experience and knowledge to improve health and social care, research, and policy development throughout the UK.

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Carer's Chat and Change Groups

Informal get-togethers to meet and chat with other unpaid carers

Focus Groups

Inform and Influence Groups

Meet and discuss with people who share similar experiences to you


Carer Development Programme

You can learn the skills and confidence to stand up for your rights

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Training for Dementia Professionals

Training for the health & social care sector


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Work with us to transform carer's lives

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What's In A Name? Taking a look at the language around 'dementia'

The language we use is vital for shaping the way we think and feel about things. This blog is taken from an essay by tide Head of Delivery, Sarah Merriman, who is studying Dementia Studies at Hull University.

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One in Four Across England Provide Support for Someone with Dementia

A new survey which polled 4,027 across England has found that one in four people are supporting someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia by; providing company or someone to talk to (54%), helping with shopping and meal preparation (33%), house cleaning/maintenance (29%) and contacting healthcare professionals (27%).1 These were the results of the ‘Keeping Alzheimer’s Front of Mind’ survey which was funded by Roche Products Ltd in partnership with the charity, together in dementia everyday (tide).

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Upcoming events


Young Onset Carers: Inform and Influence

Each month we hold inform and influence meet ups to enable specific groups of carers to meet up virtually and discuss topics related to their experiences as carers. Read more


Setting Up a Peer-Support Group

There is one word we hear frequently when we ask what members of our network are looking for; Recognition.

Sharing your thoughts, feelings and experiences with other people who are going through something similar can be powerful and can motivate you to use your skills or experiences to be creative and make a difference in your local community.

The idea of creating your own support group can be daunting, especially if you already have a full-time job, family and caring responsibilities. However, it can provide a release and a purpose which can improve your sense of well-being and help others.

This session gives examples from carers who have done it themselves and includes how to get started, format, structure, benefits, challenges and top tips.
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Scotland Chat and Change Group

Join us on Tuesday mornings for a relaxed chat with our team in Scotland and other member of tide. Read more

One in three

will care for a person with dementia in their lifetime


people in the UK care for someone with dementia

£13.9 billion

savings made by unpaid carers to the UK economy

“Caring is a bit like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, the pieces symbolize the challenges that carers face on a daily basis, some larger and awkward, while others are corner pieces that fit perfectly. tide is the physical building together of the jigsaw, interlocking all the disconnected pieces, when assembled produce a complete picture" 

- tide member and wife of someone with dementia