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.

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Around Australia

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


"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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Inclusive Collaboration

Photo: Dementia Australia counsellor, Diane Scott (centre), with friends, Harry Ashby and Barry Ingle.

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Girl Guides Become Dementia Friends

Photo: Lakes Entrance Girl Guides have become Dementia Friends and in doing so have a greater understanding of dementia and the difficulties experienced by those with dementia as well as their famiy and friends.

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Northern Beaches Dementia Alliance

PHOTO: group photo of the Alliance by Ilsa Bird

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Dementia Art Group at Lithgow’s GangGang Gallery

ArtsOutWest and Gang Gang Gallery are running an art group for people with dementia in Lithgow in September and October.

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Alchemy Chorus

An inclusive choir for those living with dementia

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Bondi2Berry stops at Kiama

In its third year, the Bondi2Berry Ride to Remember has become Dementia Australia’s largest community fundraising event.

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