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

I work as a Staff nurse at Ysbyty Alltwen and taking the lead role on improving our hospital to become dementia friendly and supportive environment. by Emma Jane Owen

Encourage my Nan to access services that will benefit both her and my Grandad, who has Dementia by lizzie croucher

Help more people understand about Dementia & get them to become Dementia friends! by Mark Tonkin

I want all my community to be Dementia friendly, young and old. As such I am offering myself to the Housing association I work for and the community I live in. My son is also a champion and together we aim to target as many people as we can in our area and help change the perception of dementia. by Alison Harrison

I am going to encourage my family members, friends and as many other people as I can to become a Dementia Friend. I understand just how this can make a difference as my husband is living with dementia. I also know this can make a difference to his life and mine as his carer and I feel this is something I can do help others too.. by Wendy Webster

I hope to encourage the people I work with to become Dementia Friends by Abigail Close

Become a dementia champion by kahryn Lewis

Encourage my employees to become a Dementia Friend by Anisha Patel

Will research about dementia and encourage my family to become a Dementia Friend and tell them all about it and how they can help too by Laura Burris

Make as many dementia friends as possible at least 3000 by Norma Morgan

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