Want to be a dementia friendly community?

three storey blue terraced housesAlzheimer’s Society

The dementia friendly communities

Publication date: various
Ranking: essential

The Alzheimer’s Society  are working nationally to … as a part of their …five year plan.

Use these links to find out how to work towards becoming a dementia friendly community in your area.

Dementia friendly communities are where:

“…people will be aware of and understand more about dementia; people with dementia and their carers will be encouraged to seek help and support; and people with dementia will feel included in their community, be more independentand have more choice and control over their lives.”
Alzheimer’s Society

 

The foundation criteria have been developed from feedback from a number of stakeholders and communities that are becoming dementia friendly to act as a basis from which to develop local plans which participants then report back on to show how they’re progressing.

To obtain a copy in an alternative format
Please write to:
Alzheimer’s Society, 43-44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3N 2AE

Telephone: 0330 333 0804

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