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  • Having problems with your memory

    If you want to talk to someone now Alzheimer Scotland has a 24-hour Freephone Dementia Helpline:  0800 808 3000 This is the Alzheimer Scotland...

  • How to work out what I want ?

    These are our tips on planning to get the support you need. They will also help when you are thinking about ways to get support for someone else....

  • Finding it hard

    Lots of people find it hard when they start to get support or even to think about it. Here are our tips on what can make it easier. It feels...

  • Support for someone else

    Lots of people find themselves in the situation where they are worried about someone, but the other person thinks they are fine or won’t agree...

  • Making decisions for others

    In Scotland there are two ways for one person to make decisions for or on behalf of someone else Power of attorney is when one person gives someone...

  • Finding Independent Advice

      There are organisations which give independent advice and information. The Local Information has contacts for the organisations in each Council...

  • Money side of support

    You want to have enough money to let you get the support you need. Here are our tips on how to get this aspect working as well as possible for...

  • Support through the Council

    Some people think automatically of turning to the Council as the way to get support for people who are older or disabled, or have other needs....

  • Self-directed support options

    What is self-directed support (or SDS)? Self-directed support is the phrase used to describe the choice between different ways to organise care...

  • Getting Good Quality Support

    Getting good quality support from a service These are our tips for any support that comes from a service – a care service such as day care...

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