Stories

  • 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


  • 17 Jan 2019

    It so lovely to hear how inter-generational exchanges can create smiles all around. Here's a wonderful example:


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  • 10 Jan 2019

    Understanding a little about dementia can really make a great impact on someone's day to day life. Here's a great example of this in action.


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  • 17 Dec 2018

    What is it really like to receive a diagnosis of dementia? And what happens next?

    Let us introduce you to Chris Maddocks who is living with dementia. Chris shares with us her honest experienc... Read more


  • 20 Nov 2018

    Today is Universal Children's Day and we'd like to highlight the amazing work being done in Costa Rica, the first country in Latin America to implement Dementia Friends. 13 year old Demen... Read more


  • 16 Nov 2018

    Neil is a Dementia Friends Champion, Inspector for West Yorkshire Police and Chair of Dementia Friendly Todmorden. He finds the three roles complement each other saying “I am very proud of being a ... Read more


  • 05 Nov 2018

    Champion Russell Jenness shares his story:

    I’m Russell Jenness and I work for Go South Coast who run local bus services across the South Coast from the Isle of Wight and up as far as ... Read more


  • 22 Aug 2018

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    Dementia Friend Sarah sho... Read more


  • 02 Aug 2018

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