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 my friends and family to become dementia friends as I think it is very important more people are aware of dementia and being able to understand it more. by Olivia Whiting

hold a workshop in the carehome where I work for family members of residents and local school children to teach them about Dementia by Rachel Horne

I am a pharmacist in a hospital and being a dementia friend is important for me to understand my elderly patients and how to best help communicate with them and optimise their medicines. by Jessica Girvin

Encourage my brother and sisters to become dementia friends by Joanna Davenport

I’ve just started working as housekeeping in a residential home and looking to understand more about the residents I work around by James Spicer

Tell my neighbours either side about this whose husbands both have dementia. by Debbie Rose

As a daughter with a father who has an acquired brain injury from a tree fall and his memory being a huge loss for him, I understand dementia As an entertainer and professional singer i see a lot of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. I just want to help spread the word don’t treat them differently its not something we can fight against. by Hollie-Blue Huntsman norris

I am a carer and I carnt thank people who kindly understand a person with dementia Encourage more of my carer friends to become a dementia friend by Jane English

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