Dementia Friend

Hi - All

We regularly visit a shop and the really really nice assistant reminds me every time we go in that she has signed up to be a Dementia friend. She says she has been sent a book and a badge.

BUT can I ask what does it actually mean ?

How does signing up thousands of people actually help people with dementia or help me the cream crackered carer…?

Dementia Friends ?

Full sp on their web site :

As for a Dementia Friend’s Champion …

Impact ?

Only time will tell … certainly will be hits … and misses ?

If anything , flies in the face of what I have ALWAYS said … a carer and a caree are a PARTNERSHIP … no caree ? no carer !

Why launch anything wherein one of the two partners is favoured over the other ???