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 a Dementia Friend by Corina Szabo

My daughter's to be a dementia friend do the walk again next year by Vicky Frost

To help all my colleagues understand & support people living with dementia, to give a person living with dementia the support they require to live happily and safe. by Lisa Jeffrey

Anyone who i come into contact with dementia, spend time and laughter with them! by Emily Terner

Encourage my brother to become a dementia friend. Encourage all of the staff and students at The Skipton Academy to become Dementia Friends (TSA is where I work) by SARAH BROWN

Supporting a friend whose mum has dementia by Helen Lloyd

I work in a pharmacy so this would be a great asset to me .. and my work by megan willmont

As a volunteer at my local hospital i have worn my Demtia Friend badge with pride and explained to a nimber of people what it meant. Alas I have now lost my badge and would dearly love another so I can promote the work of Dementia Friends by Malcolm Brett

Collaborating with the NHS and local City Hall to set up a post-diagnostic support pathway for people with dementia in my hometown by Aida Suarez Gonzalez

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