Stories

  • 12 Jun 2019

    Our amazing volunteer Dementia Friends Champions are out there delivering Dementia Friends Sessions, raising awareness of dementia and inspiring action.

    Heather Hooper's commitment to doi... Read more


  • 05 Jun 2019

    As part of Volunteers Week 2019, today we're celebrating the #PowerOfYouth because young people aren’t just the leaders of tomorrow. They are changing society for the better today. There's ... Read more


  • 31 May 2019

    Dementia Action Week has come to an end and it was a packed week of people and communities uniting against dementia. We wish it wa... Read more


  • 22 May 2019

    Gina Awad has run hundreds of Dementia Friends Info Sessions but non more unique than in the close-quarters of a Vietnam sleeper train. How did the Session come about? Gina shares her story:... Read more


  • 02 May 2019

    Champion Mary Brown has joined forces with Arthur, who is living with dementia, to deliver Information Sessions for NHS staff. Mary tells us more:

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  • 02 Apr 2019

    Champion Caroline Laurent shares her expert tips for getting more people to your Sessions, working with young people and being adaptable.

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  • 08 Mar 2019

    Dementia Friends Champion Maggie Marsden shares some wise advice for other Champions out there:

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  • 22 Feb 2019

    Sue Beer is a Dementia Friends Champion and delivers Sessions to her colleagues and residents of the care home in Manchester where she works. Sue says that the... Read more


  • 14 Feb 2019

    Karen from Lincolnshire became a Dementia Friend at work and then just three days later encountered a couple in the supermarket who looked like they needed a bit of help. Karen tells us the stor... Read more


  • 31 Jan 2019

    Joani Beale has been a volunteer Dementia Friends Champions since 2016. Here she tells us why she's passionate about reaching young people with Dementia Friends (and she gives us her top tip... Read more


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