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.
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.
The design of a building can change the way we engage and interact, move around, and even our mood.
A new dementia-friendly space at QSA was opened by Ms Sandra Nugent, Dementia Australia Regional Director of Western Australia and Queensland, this morning.
Kyneton District Health was recently named a ‘Dementia Friendly Organisation’ and the lovely ladies at the Treehouse couldn’t be happier!