Resources for pharmacists and dentists

Are you a pharmacist or dentist? Help support people with dementia by accessing our information and resources, and becoming a Dementia Friend.

Become a Dementia Friend

Learn about the small things that can make a difference to people living with dementia by becoming a Dementia Friend. Register your pharmacy today and watch up to 5 short videos online that will help you to better support people in your pharmacy. You can also refer to guidance produced by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) to support your Dementia Friends rollout.


  • Alzheimer's Society provides over 2,000 local services for people with dementia, alongside services offered by other providers. Use our online Dementia Directory to search for services in your local area by postcode. 
  • The Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline on 0300 222 1122 offers confidential advice from trained advisers and can provide information, support, guidance and signposting to other appropriate organisations.

  • Talking Point is our online community where help and advice is provided through peer support.

Pharmacy specific resources

Community pharmacies are rewarded for delivering quality criteria through The Quality Payments Scheme.  Making Dementia Friends is part of this criteria. Find out more about Quality Payments on the NHS England website

Dentistry specific resources

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) - Good practice guidelines

Mouthcare Matters - Dementia resources and training links

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