“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 partner from Tasmania and had graduated with a degree in dementia from the University of Tasmania the year before. So I was eager to specialise in an area I had become passionate about over the past three years.


From the moment I stepped into the door, I was greeted by smiling faces from the manager to staff and residents. The staff on duty proudly showed me around and introduced me to the people who lived there..


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