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 family to be become Dementia Friends by Pamela Coombs

Encourage all my friends and family members to become Dementia Friends by Louise Palmer

Awareness to friends by Claire Edwards

Encourage my 2 Brothers to take part by Kath Hubback

Encourage others I know to become a dementia friend too. by Jayne Heron

Help patients at work living with dementia, and their carers. I work at a GP surgery. by Kerry Kay

Encourage my work friends and colleagues to understand dementia more. by stacey Newton

Encourage others to join by Nancy Lever

Encourage my husband to become a dementia friend and make others aware about dementia friends by Stephanie Young

I am going to encourage my family and friends to become Dementia Friend's. I think it's important that people are more educated about dementia because its a lot more than 'memory loss'. I am going to University in September to study Mental Health Nurses and as part of this degree I will be working with people who have dementia and I want to get as much information as possible so I can deliver the best care possible to help them. by Miah Barriball

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