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.
Kyneton District Health was recently named a ‘Dementia Friendly Organisation’ and the lovely ladies at the Treehouse couldn’t be happier!
We hope you will join us at our upcoming LGBTI and Dementia information session on Tuesday 16th of October at 5:45pm in Brunswick Heads.
PHOTO: Kara Nicholson presents Clive Smith with the Port Macquarie Museum's Working Towards Dementia Friendly certificate.
"Motton Forget Me Nots” 2019 calendar is the initiative of the North Motton Happy hour group which started life when two couples facing the prospect of caring for loved ones (Barry and Lester) with Dementia, joined forces. It soon became apparent too much fun, frivolity and friendship was happen
Friday afternoon dancing and fun. Fully qualified teacher. No experience required.
All welcome! Afternoon tea provided
Sponsored by Gerrigong Rotary and Dementia Friendly Kiama
Photo: Danijela Hlis (right) and her mother Marija (left) enjoying life, proving that dementia is not a barrier. (Supplied)
Photo: Dementia Australia counsellor, Diane Scott (centre), with friends, Harry Ashby and Barry Ingle.
Photo: Lakes Entrance Girl Guides have become Dementia Friends and in doing so have a greater understanding of dementia and the difficulties experienced by those with dementia as well as their famiy and friends.
ArtsOutWest and Gang Gang Gallery are running an art group for people with dementia in Lithgow in September and October.