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welcome to dan. 

We hope you find the website useful and interesting whether you are a new or an experienced advocate.

dan is  a national support network for advocates working with people with dementia.

Our Vision is that all people living with dementia should have access to high quality independent advocacy.

Our Mission is to play a significant role in ensuring that the advocacy workforce is skilled and effective when working with people with dementia.

dan closure - December 13th 2013

We are very sad to report that Dementia Advocacy Network will be closing after 12 years of supporting independent advocatesin their work with people with dementia and being a national voice for the rights of people with dementia to have access to independent advocacy. This website will be available until the end of January.  Further details.


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    Care home advocacy toolkit

    Download resources to promote and deliver advocacy for people with dementia living in care homes. Read full story

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    DAN Closure

    We are sad to report the closure of the Dementia Advocacy Network from December 13th 2013. Read full story

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    Latest DAN publication

    'Mind the Gap: mapping London's dementia advocacy services' October 2013 Read full story

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    Outcomes Toolkit for dementia advocacy

    - to help with your monitoring and evaluation. Read full story

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