Our activities and plans

The Young Dementia Network’s current activities include:

  • implementing a campaign to improve the experience of young onset dementia diagnosis 
  • involvement in the Department of Health and Social Care and National Health Service England dementia plans  
  • hosting a series of young onset dementia focused webinars 
  • promoting our range of resources 
  • communicating news and opportunities to be involved regularly with our membership  
  • raising the profile of young onset dementia on our social media channels

Our plans 

Our 2021-2024 plan is informed by: 

  • our wish to make the biggest possible impact 
  • the prioritised needs of people affected by young onset dementia 
  • what our members tell us they want us to do 
  • our experience, knowledge, achievements and impact 
  • understanding the resources and capacity required and available  

Future activities and projects include:   

  • supporting the development of a multi-discipline community of practice for young onset dementia  
  • seeking to include young onset dementia in the study / training of a range of professions 
  • creating a nationally recognised standard for young onset dementia services 
  • improving young onset dementia service commissioning and development 

What is the Network?

The Network is an online influencing community working collaboratively to improve lives. People living with young onset dementia and their families are at its heart

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Our membership

Our membership includes people living with young onset dementia, their family members and friends as well as organisations and professionals who work in the fields of health and social care

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Our steering group

Our steering group includes people affected by young onset dementia, clinicians, researchers and service providers who together guide the development of the Network and its activities


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