Admiral Nurse Service

Admiral Nurses give practical and emotional support to people with dementia as well as their families and carers.
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Here in Rutland, we are fortunate to have a well-established Admiral Nurse service at Rutland County Council, providing support to families. If you live in the county and have a diagnosis of dementia or suspect that a family member or someone you care for has dementia, then you can be supported by the Admiral Nurse. 

What is an Admiral Nurse?

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who are supported by Dementia UK. They provide life-changing support for families affected by all kinds of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, and young onset dementia.

How can an Admiral Nurse help me?

Their extensive knowledge and experience mean they can support families and people with dementia through the most complex of situations. Admiral Nurses start with an assessment of the needs of each family, to get a full picture of what help and support they need. They then offer personalised and flexible support.

How can I access the Admiral Nurse’s help?

You do not have to be referred through your GP, you or your friends and family can contact the service directly. If you live in Rutland please contact for support and advice, alternatively, you may contact the Dementia Helpline which is run by Admiral Nurses and is free to call on 0800 888 6678. The Helpline is open on Monday to Friday between 9 am and 9 pm, and Saturday and Sunday between 9 am and 5 pm. 

You can also email the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline at

They will help you to access support in your area. 

To contact the Rutland Admiral Nursing team:


Tel: 0800 888 6678

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