Inclusive Collaboration

Photo: Dementia Australia counsellor, Diane Scott (centre), with friends, Harry Ashby and Barry Ingle. Harry and Barry were looking forward to increasing their knowledge and understanding of dementia, particularly Barry, whose wife has dementia and lives in Maddox Gardens' Sutherland Lodge, where he says she receives excellent care.

As East Gippsland Shire strives to become a more dementia friendly community, a new collaboration between East Gippsland Shire Council and Dementia Australia is ensuring everyone, young and old, has access to information, programs and infrastructure that are inclusive of those living with dementia as well as their families, friends and carers.

Click here to read the full article from the Bairnsdale Advertiser, dated Monday September 24, 2018.