Aileen Francis Money Matters & Advocacy Manager. Dementia Friendly Communities. “A dementia-friendly community is one in which people with dementia are empowered to have high aspirations and feel confident. Knowing they can contribute and participate in activities that are meaningful to them”
March – May 2013 Dementia Friendly Community research undertaken and project plan developed.
October 8th – first Dementia Awareness Training Session Delivered – toolkit and sticker issued.(Dementia Friends Badge)
‘If we give a better service to people with dementia, then we give a better service to everyone.’
“As their dementia progresses, people may be less able to enter our world – we may need to enter theirs and enjoy it with them”