Dementia Friendly London

Find out how dementia affects London and the steps we’re taking to make London the first dementia-friendly capital city in the world. 

Become a Dementia Friend

Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action.  Get involved either as an individual or with an organisation. 

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What will a Dementia Friendly London look like?

A Dementia Friendly London is an inclusive and compassionate city where all Londoners affected by dementia are empowered and supported to live well.
 
People affected by dementia will:

  • travel to where they want to go safely 
  • live somewhere they feel supported, understood and included in community life 
  • receive the help they need to access quality health, care and support services when and where they require it 
  • be able to participate in all that London has to offer in arts, culture and leisure 
  • feel confident to visit local high streets and town centres. 

On 21st May 2018, to mark the start of Dementia Action Week, organisations from across London – including Transport for London and the Metropolitan Police – came together at the Dementia Friendly London Summit and pledged to take action to make this vision a reality. 

What is our vision for the future?    

By 2022, we want to see:

  • 2,000 organisations that are more dementia friendly
  • 500,000 Dementia Friends taking action, big or small, to improve the everyday lives of people affected by dementia
  • Every London borough working towards becoming a dementia-friendly community
  • Meaningful involvement of people affected by dementia 

What can you do?   

Unite with us to create a Dementia Friendly London by:

 

Take action this Dementia Action Week

Pledge to take action and see the impact you can make for someone living with dementia.

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