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

To have more understanding of my mum's issues and take on board what my mum's going through and try to put myself in the same position. by Mark Western

use the knowledge I have gained to improve my ability for interaction and help for a person with dementia by Bevereley Hirst

Keep my dementia clients feeling normal as possible by Clare stephens

To incorporate awareness of dementia in to meetings I lead and encourage all of my colleagues to sign up to be a dementia friend by Sophie Dilnot

Get as many family and friends to become involved with dementia friends by RAY LANE

As a pharmacy professional, I want to inform my patients about the Dementia Friends initiatives and advise them on how to deal with the disease. by Fatima Nunes

Will bring more knowledge to colleagues, family and friends. by Lauren Baker

Encourage my patients and staff at work to join Dementia Friends. by Arunkumar Amin

We at the football club want to recruit at least 6 Dementia friends so our club can support Dementia sufferers and their careers both in our community and at our games and activities. by Lee Gray

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