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 on running dementia day groups and supporting those who need me with dementia by Charlotte Rees

I work in a care home for the elderly and I am currently wonting to make changes to make it more dementia friendly by Danielle Gibb

I will encourage my colleagues working in a healthcare setting to register as Dementia Friends to help improve awareness and the level of care delivered to patients with Dementia. by Kirsty Marsh

Learn more about dementia and help patients by shradhdha Bhatt

Go and play music for my Dad and some other people who have dementia and are in hospital with him. by Nicki Patrick

I will learn more about dementia and speak to patients more. by Mehpara Naqvi

I will wear my badge and encourage. My colleagues and family to become dementia friends. I work for a care company and we deal with clients with dementia. by Samantha Baker

Become a Dementia Champion to help people at work become Dementia Friends by Elaine Hassall

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