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

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

Organise a Dementia Friends awareness session for colleagues at The Isbourne Foundation by Bonnie Bonnie

To become a Dementia Champion by rosemary Simmons

We launching new group on a Tuesday from 4 February for elderly and people with dementia are staff have dementia training but this will help volunteers group will run from 10am to 3pm weekly by Sue Hill

wish to become a dementia champion by Samantha Walford

Improve my practice in the workplace and encourage staff to become Dementia Friends. I have done some work with Bradford University to become a Dementia Champion by Kathryn Laskey

Get involved in community by David Sheppard

Carry on running 2 dementia cafes by Sandra Clibbens

Would love to bring dementia friends to my salon, this is something close to my heart by Rachel stanton

I assist at the Callington Memory Café, managing their website, keeping the activity diary as well as attending the sessions. I'm also working with the Callington Business Forum to make our Cornish town dementia friendly. by Keith Harris

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