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

Carry out sessions in the community to raise awareness. by Christy Buckley

Spreading the word about Dementia Friends and living well with dementia in my place of work and within care homes in West Sussex by Deborah Boys

support and join in the altzeimers society campaigns by Jude McCreath

ENGAGE WITH YOUNGER PEOPLE ON THIS SUBJECT by Tina Clements

Talk to my whole family and encourage them to become a friend too by Jean Hopla

understanding. Promote the campaign by Nicola Graham

I have become a champion and I am holding Dementia Friends sessions by Raffaella Somma

To deliver as many sessions as possible as a Dementia Friends Champion and try and encourage as many people as I can to become Dementia Friends by Amanda Hine

I am going to encourage my family members to become a dementia friend. by Rebecca FAgan

Encourage friends and family to become dementia friends by Ben Miller




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