Dementia Friends

Become a Dementia Friend

Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. It’s really easy to do:

Attend an Info Session

Watch our online video

Volunteer as a Champion

Dementia Friends Champions are trained volunteers who encourage others to learn a little bit about dementia. Champions run Information Sessions in their community and inspire others to help those living with dementia live well.

Register as a Champion

Get your organisation involved

If you register your organisation with Dementia Friends, you will get access to resources and information aimed at helping members of your organisation understand dementia and how it may affect a person.

Register your organisation

About Dementia Friends

Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.

Whether you attend a face-to-face Information Session or watch the online video, Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. From telling friends about the Dementia Friends programme to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts.

About the initiative

Latest actions

Encourage my friends to become a Dementia friend by watching the online video and committing to improvement. by David Linnell

To make my workplace a Dementia Friendly environment. by Emma Richards

I will speak to my colleagues at work who are all pharmacists about dementia and encourage them to become Dementia Friends. by shivani patel

To educate my colleagues how to become dementia friendly by Jennifer George

I intend to use the knowledge I gained from the dementia session in the training that I currently deliver to nursing homes by Louise Fahy

Encourage my colleagues to become Dementia Friend Champions. by Helen Sheldon

Train as a dementia Friend champion and spread the knowledge further. by Jackie Bramble

Become a Dementia Champion and spread awareness through delivering Dementia Friends Information Sessions by Vicki Jones

I promise to be more understanding and will actively help put dementia patients at ease in a situation. by Joanne Myatt

Support my organisation to become a Dementia Friendly Business by working actively with Dementia Friendly Newtown, Powys by tony blunden

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