Dementia Friends
Dementia Friends
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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 carers that I manage to learn more about dementia by Sharon Gay

Encourage my friends to sign up to be a dementia friend. by Vicky Douglas

I’m going to tell family members and friends about dementia to raise awareness and in courage them to become dementia friends also by Georgia Ganderton

Be more aware, helpful and engaged with people living with dementia and their support networks by Heledd Williams

I'm going to encourage all of my friends and family to become Dementia Friends. by Paula Casey

Telling people about dementia people and putting sockets on my van to saw people I understand the difficulties a head and I can support them as I'm a self employed gardener and a few people already I work for are going this way in live, can see the early signs has my mum was diagnosed with it around 7 years ago. by Ben Oshaughnessy

I've been writing a book for the past year about Dementia. It should be finished and ready to release by 2022. by Lynn Gable

I like to help out where ever I can, help my friends family member, cause I would understand more. by Georgina Pollard

Try and raise awareness of really onset dementia by Victoria Heron

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