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.
According to the Alzheimer’s Society there are estimated to be at least 42,000 younger people with dementia in the UK, this figure accounts for more than 5% of all those with dementia. Steve, whose wife Julie was diagnosed with young onset dementia in her early 50s,...
DCAN are working with the personalised care group at NHSE to support a group of people with dementia, their carers, and family members, to take part in the Peer Leadership Development Programme. Join the event on 11 May to find out more about it, or join and learn as...