Before you register, please read through our 'Volunteer Information Sheet'. This details in simple terms what it means to volunteer for 'Join dementia research'.

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Choose your login details

Choose your username and password, so that you can update your personal information (and/or for the person you are signing up on behalf  of). 

If you don't have an email address, please contact us.

If you already have a Join Dementia Research account, please login.

(Please note you need to be a UK resident and over the age of 18 to register)


Personal information

Just answer a short set of essential questions so that we will be able to do a basic match with any appropriate studies. 

If you are signing up on behalf of someone else, it is your contact details that you will need to provide first.



Confirmation email

Confirm that the email address you have provided belongs to you. Then you can login to your account and view any studies you have matched.



  Additional information

The more information we have, the better able we are to match you with suitable studies. 

If you do decide to complete the additional questions on the website, you may be asked for the following information:

  • NHS number
  • GP name, surgery name, address
  • Medication details
  • Date when your symptoms first began
  • Family / Carer details
  • Cognitive scores  

If you wish to act as a representative:

We can only register a volunteer with their consent, or the consent of someone who holds power of attorney. This needs to be a Lasting Power of Attorney on health and welfare grounds (for people living in England and Wales) or a Welfare Power of Attorney (for people living in Scotland) and you need to be clear that registering them reflects their wishes and best interests.

If you do not hold the appropriate power of attorney, you can only complete the volunteer’s registration if the volunteer has agreed to be registered.

You will be asked to confirm this as part of the registration process.