Dementia Change Action Network

Personalising dementia care,

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Collaborating for change

DCAN harnesses the power of networks to tackle key challenges for people living with dementia, together.

We do this through #DementiaCan Enquiries, which unite us around priorities for personalised care – and you could get involved.

Become a member

DCan is for people with dementia and people working in dementia related roles in health, social care, charities, communities and academia.

We’re free to join and open to all. Let’s make personalised dementia care happen, together. Become a member today.

What is the DCAN Network

Join us at DCAN Network and be part of the revolution in dementia care and support. We are a vibrant community of individuals, including those living with dementia, caregivers, and professionals from the NHS, Social Care, VCSE, and research fields. Together, we are committed to creating a new experience of dementia care, one that starts with people over systems.


Tide invites you to support their 1000 carers campaign

Tide invites you to support their 1000 carers campaign

Tide (Together in Dementia Everyday) has the mission to “connect, enable and mobilise carers and former carers of people with dementia to use their experience to influence change.” Carer members of the organisation have access to free online events, information and...

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‘It’s all going to plan’

‘It’s all going to plan’

I recall with fondness my Dad’s favourite phrase ‘it’s all going to plan.’  He was a man with a plan. It was a principle I adopted in my career in business, as a father in the care and support of my son, Thomas, and as a son myself in organising my Mam and Dad’s care....

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