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

Register your organisation and we'll get in touch to talk through what support and resource are available, how you can create Dementia Friends and what other actions you can take to help people affected by dementia.

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

Become a Dementia Champion by Stephanie Wood

I will ensure Good Oaks Home Care continues to promote Dementia Friends to all new team members and encourage them to become a Friend. by Lorraine Hunt

Run Dementia awareness campaign in my pharmacy. Hand out written material Hand out Dementia information prescription bags by Shahzad Akram

I would like to encourage community who I know and support to become a dementia friend by Ali Bucak

Fundraising. Considerate and helpful during personal and work life. Educate others. by Robert Sadler

As a founding Director and Owner of a newly launched Home Care provider in Wiltshire, with specific focus on the elderly, myself and colleagues will be doing all we can to ensure that Dementia care and understanding receives the focus it needs in our local community. by Ann Kemp

As part of all the training, i deliver I always ensure we cover dementia briefly and talk about how we can support individuals to live well. In additional, i also talk about dementia and dementia friends to people in my community. by Issy Hart

Share what I have learned with the other staff at work so we can work together on helping clients living with dementia by Gemma Wood

Raise funding and awareness in and out of my workplace, host events and share information to support others by Karen Hobden

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