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Posted on 21 Jan 2020
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.
Become a Dementia Friend
Whether you attend a face-to-face 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 Dementia Friends to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts.
You can become a Dementia Friend by watching our online video where you will meet Teresa, Emma and Alex who are living with dementia and learn more about what it is like to live with the condition.
Dementia Friends video
Attend an Information Session
Information Sessions are run by Dementia Friends Champions to help you understand what it's like to live with dementia and the actions you can take. Search for your nearest Information Session: https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBSession#.XibIUcJvJaG
Become a Dementia Friends Champion
There are over 10,000 volunteer Dementia Friends Champions encouraging people to learn a little bit more about dementia. Champions are trained and supported by us to run Information Sessions in their community and help inspire others to help those living wtih dementia live well.
Register as a champion
Get your organisation involved
We work with all types of organisations from large to small across the private, public and third sector and support them to roll out Dementia Friends to their workforce.
‘Employees were proud that M&S were talking about dementia; they wear their badge with pride and feel they are able to support customers more.’ Beth Ryder, Employee Wellbeing Manager, Marks & Spencer.
Register your organisation