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

To proved an active and fun lifestyle for those I care for by Amy Kelly

I will share the 5 key messages with in my workplace. by Marisela Tachiquín

I have been keeping in touch via phone call with a customer with dementia twice a week to assist with his weekly routine as he has been quarantining since the beginning of lockdown. by steph critchlow

To carry on supporting our clients and their families and to be able to support our staff with up to date information and resources to help them when working long hours with people at different stages of dementia. by Kay Naden

Encourage Carers to become a Dementia Friend when they start working for our Company by Dawn Hall

I work in clinical research so I would love to be able to understand more of what dementia means as we may have patients on clinical trials and I want to make it a safe friendly environment for them when they visit our clinic. by Sharon Duxbury

I own a bed and breakfast in Filey, North Yorks. We have 5 rooms available, ensuite and are dementia friendly. I would love to learn how I can let people know about us by Karen Mitchell

Encourage others within my workplace to become a friend as we come across dementia a lot. by Michael Morgan

I am going to encourage my family to become Dementia Friends by Jade Allen

We will publish the Dementia Friends Logo on our website, and we will involve our staff around raising awareness for Dementia Friends. We would also like to do something to raise money for Dementia Friends. by Rhiannon Read

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