Become a Dementia Friends Pennsylvania Champion!
This training will equip you with the knowledge and activities needed to facilitate a Dementia Friends Information Session with community members. An Information Session is a face-to-face session that lasts approximately one hour and is run by a Dementia Friends Champion. It covers the five key messages everyone should know about dementia through activities and discussion. The goal of the Dementia Friends Information Session is to help community members understand dementia and the small things they can do to make a difference for people living with dementia. Champion trainings are led by Master Trainers from the Jewish Healthcare Foundation. Read about the Champion's role and expectations.
To become a Dementia Friends Pennsylvania Champion, please follow these steps:
STEP 1: Attend a 60-minute Dementia Friends Pennsylvania Information Session, available in-person or virtual. Find a Session
STEP 2: Attend a Dementia Friends Champion Training Session. Find a Champion Session. This will last approximately two hours.
STEP 3: Register as a Dementia Friends Champion here. The account will be approved once a training date has been verified.
STEP 4: Log in as a Dementia Friends Champion here. With this access you will be able to schedule your Dementia Friends Information Sessions, download session materials, and report the number of new Dementia Friends after each session.