Dementia Friends – What’s it all about then?
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, talks and acts about the condition. Dementia touches the lives of millions of people across the UK. Dementia Friends was launched to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding that means many people with the condition experience loneliness and social exclusion.
Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. In the few sessions that I have completed it is amazing how little people know or understand about the effects of living with dementia and the little ways that they can help that can make a huge difference to someone living with dementia. to find out more click on the image below.