Befriending – for people with dementia

Our Befriending service will connect you with a trained volunteer so you can do more of the things you enjoy out and about, or at home.

‘The highlight of my week is seeing and spending time with my befriender who is like part of my family. It’s a very worthwhile service which has made me feel mentally and physically better.’ - Julie, who has dementia

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Get support to continue doing the things you love, make new friends and try new things

Would you like a bit of support with your day to day activities? Or, to make new friendships with people who have similar interests and understand your dementia?

Together, you could do anything from play a round of golf to listen to music, or simply have a cup of tea and chat.

99% of people who use an Alzheimer’s Society Befriending service feel that staff and volunteers understand their needs.

Find your nearest service

More practical and emotional support near you

There are dementia services and support groups in your area. Find out what's available where you are.