Dementia

...and how MedicAlert can help you

MedicAlert provides support to people with dementia during times of need such as memory loss or confusion.
By wearing MedicAlert jewellery, first responders are alerted to the wearer's condition and will know best how to help through quick accurate treatment.
MedicAlert can also provide any emergency contact details held on your record to first responders, ensuring the right people are informed.

During an emergency

MedicAlert supports you

By relaying information

To ensure fast accurate treatment

How does MedicAlert help?

MedicAlert supports you via our membership service and custom-made medical ID jewellery. Our jewellery enables emergency professionals to gain vital information from your secure emergency personal record.

MedicAlert membership costs only £32 per year; less than 10p per day, providing you with life-saving services and peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

  • MedicAlert jewellery is always worn on your pulse points, and the front of each disc carries our international medical symbol; this ensures it's spotted promptly in an emergency
  • The back of the MedicAlert disc would be engraved with 'DEMENTIA' or 'ALZHEIMER'S' , our emergency telephone number, any other conditions or information as well as your unique membership number used to identify your personal record
  • Your personal record is as unique as you, with the flexibility to hold a variety of information such as:
    • Health related conditions
    • Allergies
    • Medications
    • Scanned documents i.e. if you have an implant or pacemaker / ICD Advanced Decisions
    • Emergency contacts so your loved ones will be notified quickly

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The many types of dementia include

For more information on dementia please visit - NHS | Dementia

Alzheimer's disease

Vascular dementia

Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)

Frontotemporal dementia

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Young-onset dementia

Korsakoff's syndrome-alcohol related brain damage

HIV associated neurocognitive disorder

Member stories | Peter Prangley

A former Librarian, Peter takes great comfort from MedicAlert membership. Read about his experiences as a child and the reassurance MedicAlert gives him.

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Bespoke engraving

Every MedicAlert disc is custom engraved with your conditions or medications, each as unique as the individual.

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Dementia | Peace of mind for families

Becoming a MedicAlert member has many benefits, why not create a MyMedicAlert account today to discover what details we can store for you.

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