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

As I work in retail, which some people with dementia find shopping troublesome, I can be a helping hand for them. by Madeline Jones

Encourage my friends/family and employees to become a Dementia Friend to help raise awareness and make a change by Amanda Holden

Encourage a family member to become a Dementia Friend. by Grace Tran

Help to Raise awareness about dementia within my work place as well as out of work. I want to help those who need it the most and be someone who they feel safe and confidant with. I believe no one should ever feel alone, scared or feel as though no one understands. I aim to be that person who understands. by Luci Didonato

Encourage as many people at work as possible to become dementia friends. by Kiri Newton

Encourage people to be a dementia friend by zoe-louise connolly

I work in care and I look after individuals living with dementia. I would like to be able to help them more. I would like to encourage family members and other work colleagues to become a dementia friend. by Chantelle Dargue

Support dementia friends sessions within my organisation. by Charlotte Allen

Ensure patients that I work with with dementia are cared for correctly by Amy Phillips

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