Dementia-friendly communities in action

Dementia Australia is working on a number of pilot dementia-friendly community projects

More information about each pilot can be found below.

Around Australia

Our First Steps booklet contains some examples of dementia-friendly communities from around Australia.


“Michael Preston, Dementia-friendly Project Officer with Kiama Municipal Council, shares his experience while working towards creating dementia friendly communities"

Hearts of Gold - Two years ago I walked into a memory support facility in Gerringong NSW; I had recently moved to the area with my partn

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"I choose to live well with dementia"

Dementia Friendly Communites, Dementia Advisory Group member and Dementia Advocate, John Quinn shares his thoughts at the HammondCare Conference in June

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New Dementia Friends Spreading the Word

A new dementia friend has been spreading the word via her Facebook posts

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Market Day

Dementia Friend, Tom Wattison is currently completing a Certificate 4 i

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Dementia Australia Bendigo and Treehouse-Kyneton District Health

Dementia Australia Bendigo office inconj

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Community Industry Group News - Dementia Friends

From the Community Industry Group eNewsletter on 4th December 2018

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New standards call for dementia-friendly design

The design of a building can change the way

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Dementia Australia and Dementia Alliance International to globally champion rights of people living with dementia

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Queensland State Archives Memory Lounge opens

A new dementia-friendly space at QSA was opened by Ms Sandra Nugent, Dementia Australia Regional Director of Western Australia and Queensland, this morning.

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