Am I eligible?

What will I do as a Dementia Friends Champion?

As a Dementia Friends Champion you will:

  • attend a Dementia Friends Champions' training course
  • run Friends' information sessions in your neighbourhood, community or workplace for people who want to become Dementia Friends
  • help Dementia Friends understand the small things they can do that could make a difference to people with dementia living in their communities
  • help spread the word about Dementia Friends
  • put information about your Dementia Friends' information sessions on this website
  • contribute to Dementia Friends by sharing your stories about your information sessions and what is working well.

"Everyone was so passionate about Dementia Friends, and I can't wait to be involved in the work." Dementia Friends Champion, Earle Noel, Buckinghamshire.

Please join us. Because, together, we can create more dementia friendly communities.

Search for your nearest Champions' training using the box on the right.

Please note - before you can attend a Champions' training session you will need to register˜on this website.

Register a as Dementia Friends Champion

To be a Dementia Friends Champion you need to:

  • Genuinely have the time to run Dementia Friends information sessions and reach around 100 people
  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be a good communicator and speak objectively about dementia
  • Enjoy talking to groups of people
  • Have access to the internet and be willing to record the number of Friends you reach by the website
  • Keen to set up information sessions in workplaces and your local community
  • Enthusiastic about Dementia Friends
  • Voluntarily attend a whole day training session˜

You will attend a Dementia Friends Champions' training course˜run by Alzheimer's Society, receive support as and when you need it, and be part of a growing network of people creating dementia friendly communities together.