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  • 01 Mar 2018

    To celebrate St Davids day we’re happy to announce that we now have 108,000 Dementia Friends in Wales! That's over 100,000 people taking action on dementia in communities across Wales. Here... Read more

  • 26 Sep 2017

    In this personally written blog Florence, Dementia Friends Champion, delivered an Information Session to a group of young ... Read more

  • 15 Aug 2017

    Dementia Friends Champion Ruth Ashton received this story from an attendee of a Session she recently ran at Nationwide. Ruth describes it as a 'shining example of how a new Dementia Friend has ... Read more

  • 14 Jul 2017

    Dementia Friends and Dementia Friends Champions in communities across the UK are taking action to help support their loved ones and their communities by better understanding dementia. 

    Barr... Read more

  • 27 Jun 2017

    One in every 30 people in England, Northern Ireland and Wales now involved in the biggest ever social action movement to change perceptions of dementia

    Oscar-nominated actress and UK... Read more

  • 19 Jun 2017

    Southampton Football Club has taken a key step towards helping end the stigma surrounding dementia this week by becoming D... Read more

  • 18 Jun 2017

    Santander International staff become dementia friends

    Via [14 June 2017]

    Across two sessions 23 members of the team based at Prospect Hill, Douglas, were help... Read more

  • 15 Jun 2017

    As more and more Dementia Friends set off into their communities we begin to see a real impact as a result of the amazing actions that are carried forward. Dementia Friend Helen explains to us ho... Read more

  • 01 Jun 2017

    Dementia Awareness Week 2017 was an absolutely fantastic week full of fun, support and most importantly a shared vision in Uniting Against dementia. Dementia Friends Champions across the country c... Read more

  • 31 May 2017

    Fire service 'dementia friends'

    Via Cornish Times [24 May 2017]

    Firefighters in Cornwall have been given expert insight into helping people with dementia. Dementia Friends... Read more

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