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

I’m fundraising for Dementia by Jan Kirby

Encourage other carers in the care home I work at to become a Dementia Friend. by Georgia Forman

Encourage my family to become a dementia friend in support of my Grandad who has dementia. by Heidi Gregory

Courage my family and friends to become a dementia friend by Ann Bosdyk

I plan to ensure that the person caring for dementia is listened to and that they received the support they require to continue to care with confidence. by Paula Edmondson

Encourage family to become dementia friends by Trevor Walters

encourage my husband to become a dementia friend by Anne Galante

encourage my son to become a dementia friend by Lillian Baker

encourage family members about dementia friends by Gillian Jones

encourage other family members to become dementia friends by Nirviar Karir

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