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

make London Borough of Tower Hamlets work Towards Dementia Friends Borough by Abdirashid Gulaid

As a library volunteer I will demonstrate that I want to help. by Andrew Rees

Encourage friends to learn more about Dementia and let them know about Dementia Friends. by Elle-Mai Cowell

Encourage my colleagues at work to become a Demntia Friends by Michael Altringham

encourage my family to become dementia friends by Heather Parramint

I work in a sheltered scheme educate other staff by helen carrier

"Enhance my PAT dog volunteering" I have just started volunteering in a care home for people who have dementia. I take my French Bulldog to the care home with me, we try and go once a week as he is a qualified Pet As Therapy dog. It gives us great pleasure to be a part of and know you put a smile on people's faces. I have been introduced to your charity today by one of your champions and I would like to know more about dementia to enable me to understand their needs more to enhance our visits. by Babs Jordan

Become a research network volunteer by Lesley Read

Helps me in understanding dementia as i often work with this disease installing piper alarms by Trevor Overy

Learn more about dementia by Veronika Vlachova

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