News From Dementia Friends

31/10/2014

Dementia Friends Champions Training

Join the growing number of Dementia Friends Champions who are volunteering to change the way people think, talk and act about dementia. Champions are trained volunteers who encourage others to learn a little bit about the condition, and inspire them to help people with dementia live well by delivering Information Sessions in their local community.

There are loads more training sessions on the website:
http://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/ (opens new window)

Alzheimer's Society is working with the British Standards Institution (BSI) to launch a consultation on a PAS (Publicly Available Specification) which takes the form of a code of practice for communities working towards becoming dementia-friendly. The consultation is open until 14th of November.