Next Steps support for those awaiting a memory assessment

Date added: 20 July 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the waiting times for people requiring a memory assessments have increased.

We know that this may be a very uncertain and challenging time for you and your loved ones so while  waiting for your memory assessment appointment you can visit Next Steps’ online information to help you get the right support and advice, at the right time.

Next Steps has been created by the Dementia Change Action Network, a collaboration between Alzheimer’s Society, NHS England and Improvement, and the Coalition for Personalised Care.

Their website will provide you with immediate access to information about what to expect at your memory assessment and organisations who can help, including steps you can take right now.

These include:

  • what to expect from the memory assessment process
  • taking care of your wellbeing
  • exploring available support
  • support if you are diagnosed with a form of dementia.

Visit the Next Steps website