People with vascular risk factors are offered specific advice for slowing the progression of vascular dementia.

Your GP will talk to you about medication and life style changes that may impact on any vascular risk factors and therefore may delay or prevent you developing vascular dementia.
For extra information, evidence and best practice please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Regional offerings

Greater Sport and Greater Manchester Moving

GreaterSport is a Greater Manchester charity with a clear purpose to Change Lives Together through movement, physical activity and sport. We lead, support and connect people and partners across the system to develop and deliver on the whole system vision and approach to GM Moving in Action.

Health Hub in Greater Manchester

The Greater Manchester Health Hub is here to provide you with tips and tools, from stopping smoking to understanding more about how you're feeling. Find out what works best for you to make the change to a healthier lifestyle and a happier you!

Mild Cognitive Impairment

A leaflet and film co-produced in Greater Manchester explaining what Mild Cognitive Impairment is, who is at risk and what you can do if you have a diagnosis.
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) - A Guide for the Public:
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) - A Guide for the Professionals:
Information for people diagnosed with MCI in GM:

National offerings


Healthwatch is your health and social care champion. If you use GPs and hospitals, dentists, pharmacies, care homes or other support services, we want to hear about your experiences. As an independent statutory body, we have the power to make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers listen to your feedback and improve standards of care. Last year we helped nearly a million people like you to have your say and get the information and advice you need.
Telephone: Call: 03000 683 000 between the hours of 08:30 – 17:30 Monday to Friday


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