Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Society

Ask your DFO – What is a webinar and how do I get involved?

Ask your DFO - What is a webinar and how do I get involved?Each month, one of our DFOs (Dementia Friends Officers) answer one of your Dementia Friends Champions questions. Ian Hind, DFO for the East Midlands, answers this month’s question: Dementia Friends

What is a webinar and how do I get involved?

 

Our team of Dementia Friends Officers (DFOs) run regular webinars on a range of topics to assist Dementia Friends Champions in their role. To see a list of upcoming webinars click here.

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A Year’s Worth of Questions – Ask Your DFO

Ask your DFOEach month, one of our DFOs (Dementia Friends Officers) answer one of your Dementia Friends Champions questions.

This month we have put together all the questions you asked our DFO’s through the year in one place. You can see the questions and click on them to see the answers!

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Champion Sylvia Oram on getting young people involved with Dementia Friends

Here is an inspirational story from Sylvia Oram, a Dementia Friends Champion who recently ran Information Sessions with 90 eight-year-old children and worked with a local residential home. Here is her story of how she went through the Sessions and has bought about a change in how the kids understand people living with dementia.

Dementia Friend Champion - An inspirational story from Sylvia Oram

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Have your say on the Board of Trustees

With your help, this month Alzheimer’s Society will be electing two new Trustees and, if you’re a Dementia Friends Champion, you’ll have the chance to vote for who you believe will be an effective Trustee and who will be an ambassador for all our volunteers and Champions. Read on to learn more about the role and how to cast your vote. Voting opens 13 July 2016 and closes 31 August 2016.

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