Admiral nurses are mental health nurses who work with the carer of a person with dementia, to identify their personal needs in their role as a carer and also access other services to help them care.
Admiral nurses provide a range of services to family carers, from help before diagnosis of an illness, to support beyond bereavement, including:
Admiral nurses provide an open referral system where people can self-refer, or be referred by someone else who is concerned about them.
If someone else is referring a person to the Admiral nurse service, they must gain permission for the referral to be made.
For more information, telephone Admiral nurses: 01472 625982.