Our objectives

The purpose of the Young Dementia Network is to improve the lives of people living with young onset dementia and their families now and bring about significant change that will have a lasting benefit for people living with the condition in the future. 

The objectives of the Young Dementia Network are to:

  • inform and connect people affected by young onset dementia and the professionals who work alongside them
  • harness the power of the Network and its members to improve understanding and awareness of young onset dementia
  • play an active part in research
  • create young onset-specific resources for use by the public, professionals, service providers and commissioners
  • improve the quality and provision of age-appropriate support
  • create positive change by campaigning on our own, as well as part of wider collaborations

Our achievements

Since its launch, the Young Dementia Dementia’s influence and achievements have grown both for people affected by the condition, professionals in the field and at government level

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The need for change

People with young onset dementia face unacceptable delays in diagnosis, a lack of support following diagnosis and often face a lack of understanding of the condition

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Join the Network

Joining the Young Dementia Network is FREE!

 

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