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Dementia Champions                                                             page created 15 Jan 2016 & ongoing

Prep for day course 18 Jan

"I" is the organiser.

The outcomes of the day are that:


·         You    will have a clear picture of the role and boundaries of a Dementia Friends Champion

·                   be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of dementia

·                   gain confident presentation/delivery skills

·                   know where to obtain further support, resources and guidance


The outline of the day is as follows:

·         During the morning I will deliver the Information Session to attendees to provide an example

·         We will analyse the Information Session together, discussing the delivery and purpose of each section

·         We will learn more about the Dementia Friends programme here

·         Attendees will read the code of conduct and raise any questions 

·         During the afternoon we will look at how to plan and promote Information Sessions

·         Attendees will participate in a practice presentation activity to demonstrate delivery skills

·         I will demonstrate how to use the website and where to obtain your materials and session resources

·         I will inform you of the next steps, for example what support is available to you in your role, if you are                       successful in becoming a Dementia Friends Champion



FAQs here

person-centred papers on this site here 

info on meeting centre workshops here

Dementia and related topics Home page on this site here

A6 sheets with dem links 

Helpcard - I have dementia here

Ann-Marie Snelsen -  Dementia Friends – West Midlands Regional Support Officer  here

Infocards remind Friends of the five things everyone should know and provide some examples of how to turn this understanding into action.  

Ian Hind, RSO for the East Midlands here.

Get inspired for 2016 – Dementia Friends Champions successes here

Champions Forum: Share your views with Dementia Friends here

pagetop      Dementia Champions Day course here


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Write to us: Alzheimer’s Research UK 3 Riverside Granta Park Great Abington Cambridge CB21 6AD    source