Dementia Change Action Network
Personalising dementia care,
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 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.
The report, ‘Health Inequalities, the Covid Vaccination & Community-Centred Approaches’, was produced following a Roundtable event chaired by Clenton Farquharson MBE and attended by 50 people from a wide range of healthcare and lived experience backgrounds. It is...
We’re looking for people with lived experience of dementia to take part in the peer leadership development programme. A peer leader is a person with lived experience who is committed to working collaboratively with the system to shape and influence how health and care is delivered.