We love to shout out about the brilliant work being done by Dementia Friendly Communities across England and Wales. Today it’s Gillingham in North Dorset who are committed to finding ways to improv... Read more
“During this period we have seen Dementia Friends step forward to offer a ray of sunshine, hope and love to those living with Dementia.”
Ready to feel inspired? West Rainton and Leamside Deme... Read more
Stairway to Heaven
The time has come for me to leave and continue my journey on, I’ll forever be by your side, in your hearts I will never really be gone.
I will be there every ... Read more
Jim Ibell is living with dementia and he wants to talk about it. He wants to have conversations with people to help them understand the challenges he faces but also to show them that he is still th... Read more
We recently heard from Dementia Friends Champion Marina Spiteri, who told us how hearing about Dementia Friend... Read more
We’ve had the pleasure of chatting to Steph about her experience of supporting her dad Ted through his dementia journey, and her passion and commitment to being a Dementia Friends Champion. Here, s... Read more
Kate wrote this touching poem for her Nan who recently passed away. Thank you Kate for sharing these beautiful words with us.
Dementia and me, by Kate Nash
Dementia Friends Champion Celia Jenkins wrote this moving poem about her experience of being a caregiver for HomeInstead Care. The poem won the The Care Worker's Charity poetry competition and ... Read more
After her Mum, Dorothy, was diagnosed with Vascular dementia, Carol Waddington found that there was very little support available to help her. She found herself in what felt like constant battles t... Read more
Supporting his gran, who had dementia, had a real impact on Neil Robinson. Now Neil has been an active Dementia Friends Champion for over two years and recently made the switch from face-to-face to... Read more