Communities in action
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.
On 2 April, Brisbane community members came together at the Queensland Brain Institute to learn about dementia and how Brisbane can work towards becoming more dementia-friendly.
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.
This resource from the UK Dementia Action Alliance should provide everything you need to get you started on your journey to becoming dementia friendly and to deliver on our shared purpose.
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
Dementia Friendly Communites, Dementia Advisory Group member and Dementia Advocate, John Quinn shares his thoughts at the HammondCare Conference in June
A new dementia friend has been spreading the word via her Facebook posts
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.
Dementia Australia Bendigo office inconjunction with the Treehouse-Kyneton District Health had the wonderful opportunity to present the Dementia Friends presentation at the Kyneton Primary school.