Sports United

Sport United Against Dementia is a new initiative from Alzheimer’s Society to ensure people with dementia can keep enjoying live sport at venues across England.  Among these venues is Wembley Stadium and in a blog on the Society’s website Tom Benoist talks about his role as a member of the supporter care team for the scheme as a former carer for his grandad, who he used to take to football matches.  “Everything he loved about football was stripped away from him by dementia,” Tom says. “If the staff had understood, they could have completely transformed his experience.”