Alzheimer’s Society Holds Dementia Friends Information Sessions (Department of Health)

Summary

Volunteers across England are now able to sign up for training / awareness sessions to become a Dementia Friend. Over 12,000 people have already registered an interest in becoming a Dementia Friend.

Over 60 Dementia Friends sessions and 30 Dementia Friends Champion sessions have been organised across England already.

The information sessions cover what it is like to live with dementia and explain how to apply that awareness practically in the local community.

Read more: Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Friends information sessions. Department of Health.

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence, Volume 3 Issue 6, February 2013].

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