Dementia-friendly emergency services
Read our guidance to find out how dementia affects people’s experience of interacting with the services, and how the emergency services can support them.
Dementia-friendly emergency services guide
A practical guide to supporting your communities and employees affected by dementia is essential reading for all those within the sector.
This guide has been created alongside services across the country and with representatives from:
- The National Police Chiefs’ Council
- The National Fire Chief’s Council
- The Association of Ambulance Chief Executives
It sets out three areas where organisations can collaboratively develop their people, places and policies to support people affected by dementia.
All emergency service providers, whether police, fire and rescue, ambulance services and other services who may find it useful.
• Find out if your service has signed up to the Emergency Services Commitment
• We encourage all emergency services to register their organisation with Dementia Friends and then watch our Dementia Friends video. Email [email protected] with any questions about how to roll out Dementia Friends within your organisation
• You can also sign up to be part of your local Dementia Friendly Community. To find out what is happening in your local community, get in touch with the Dementia Friendly Communities team by emailing [email protected]
• If you’re running a cadet unit or youth group please contact [email protected] to find out more about how you can teach young people about dementia in your group.
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