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.

Please send your story and accompanying photo to dementiafriendly@dementia.org.au 

Around Australia

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


 

Harden is working toward becoming a dementia friendly community

Picture: by Jody Potts -Some of the group who attended the Hard Rock Gym last Wednesday to learn about Dementia Friendly communities

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2018 Illawarra Public Dementia Forum - Small Actions, Big Difference

As part of the Dementia awareness month in September, Dementia Australia and the Illawarra Public Forum Planning Group are presenting a free session at the Fraternity Club Fairy Meadow. 

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Making Urunga Dementia Friendly YES! (MUDFY)

The newly formed steering committee which call themselves MUDFY – Making Urunga Dementia Friendly YES!

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Butterflies for Dementia

Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) Library Program Development Officer has come up with an idea to promote dementia awareness through a butterfly program at all of the GCCC libraries called Butterflies for Dementia.

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Westfield Woden introduces a Calm Room

Westfield Woden in the ACT has introduced "The Calm Room".  A safe quiet space which provides individuals with the opportuity to self-regulate.

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3Bridges Biggest Morning Tea

“The best party ever”

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