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Around Australia, individuals, groups, businesses and alliances are making their communities more dementia-friendly. By working with people living with dementia, their families and carers, we can all create a more inclusive community.

See how community action can help people living with dementia stay connected.

The Woowookarung Regional Park in Ballarat, Victoria, is slowly being transformed to include a dementia-friendly native sensory garden.

A treasure map, with steps to take to become more dementia-friendly, has been rolled out to all Priceline Pharmacies as the organisation edges closer to becoming a Dementia Friendly Organisation. 

Developed by Dementia Training Australia, explore the ways in which community pharmacists can improve their ability to meet the needs of family carers of people living with dementia.

Dementia Friendly Communites, Dementia Advisory Group member and Dementia Advocate, John Quinn shares his thoughts at the HammondCare Conference in June

Dementia Friend, Tom Wattison is currently completing a Certificate 4 in Community services with TAFE NSW through Macksville TAFE and also studying online With UTAS a Diploma in Dementia Care.