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:

Become a Dementia Friend

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

Continue to lead the dementia friendly initiative in my work place which include delivering music based Memory Cafes and scheduling dementia friendly performances in our main auditorium. by Remy Lloyd

I am now the Care Manager for Home Instead Crowborough. I may be interested in running dementia friend sessions, a dementia café or some other events. by Gillian Douglass

Wearing my badge in care homes whilst doing intergenerational work. Have told 5 work colleagues about dementia friends trainibg. Will be organising fundraiser with schools I am working with for intergenerational work. by Tracey Grant

we will encourage our healthcare professionals to become dementia friends by Moyra Kearney

Try and promote dementia friends with my company UKCIL to get the word out and encourage more people to join by Opkar Singh

I'm going to run Dementia Friends sessions for everyone that wants them at the Greater London Authority. by Gus Wilson

My company Southeastern Medical Services Ltd, is always looking for new ways to improve the quality of care we provide to our patients. All our staff have undertaken online courses in Dementia Awareness. We are looking to become a 100% dementia friendly company by March 2020. All our staff are becoming Dementia friends too. by Tyler Barrett

Encouraged more people or staff to be dementia aware and be dementia friends by Joseph Samson

Our organisation will promote and share information on facebook, will share prints, leaflets about dementia in our reception area, local community center. We are willing to do an afternoon tea and share values and thoughts about supporting someone who lives with dementia. by Monika R

I would like to create a safe place for my clients with dementia in the hair salon I work at. So they know they can come inside at anytime they need to feel safe and supported. by Zoe Price




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