Our membership

The Young Dementia Network has over 5300 members: 

  • 11% are people living with young onset dementia 
  • 29% are family members or friends 
  • 55% are health and social care professionals 
  • The remaining 5% are academics, researchers and people with an interest in young onset dementia 

Our professional members work within organisations in the UK including: 

  • Alzheimer’s Research UK 
  • Alzheimer’s Society 
  • Dementia Carers Count 
  • Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP) 
  • Dementia UK 
  • Journal of Dementia Care 
  • Lewy Body Society 
  • Rare Dementia Support 
  • tide

As well as health and social care services and trusts in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Why do people join the Network? 

The most common reasons for joining are: 

  • to improve their understanding of young onset dementia  
  • to receive young onset dementia information and resources  
  • to improve young onset dementia services  
  • for people affected – to be part of a community  
  • for professionals – to access professional development opportunities