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.


Dementia awareness information session

Photo: Locals attended the information session at Kempsey Shire Library

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Awareness is key to understanding how to become dementia friendly during September

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY: Kara Nicholson and Sue Jogever talk about making busniesses dementia friendly. Photo: Laura Telford.

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Dementia advocate acknowledged as AFR 100 Women of Influence

Dementia Australia has welcomed the announcement that leading dementia advocate, Kate Swaffer, CEO Dementia Alliance International, has been included in the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence list for 2018.

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Get involved in Dementia month

Picture contributed:  SPREAD AWARENESS: Dr Trish Shuter with NoosaCare's Cassie Slark and Danah Wood.

SEPTEMBER marks Dementia Awareness Month, and NoosaCare hope to do just that.

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Cooly police better prepared to help residents with dementia

Photo Source: Queensland Police

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Taking time to be mindful of those with dementia is key during Dementia Awareness Month

TALKING ABOUT DEMENTIA: Philippa Reiss, Judy Bartholomew, Sarah Ashton and Gary Thomas are encouraging everyone to be Dementia friendly. Photo: Laura Telford

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