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.

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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 Universal Personalised Care?

Universal Personal Care is an NHS England and Improvement plan laying out how personalised care will be implemented across England. DCAN will help the NHS understand how to ensure these universal changes benefit the lives of people with dementia and those who love and care for them.



Changing the conversation and rethinking Dementia

Changing the conversation and rethinking Dementia

Dementia is in many respects ‘the last taboo’. We urgently need to create a new narrative for dementia. A good life for my son with a learning disability has meant living in his own house in a place that he loves, where he is liked and respected in his local...

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