Dementia Awareness Information Session


November 16


02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

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Find out more about dementia, the experience of living with dementia in the community and how to create a dementia-friendly community

‘Dementia Friends’ is part of the Dementia-Friendly Communities program from Dementia Australia. It aims to transform the way we all think, act and talk about dementia.

Being a Dementia Friend can start with small, everyday acts of support and understanding. These small acts can make a big difference in the lives of people living with dementia.

The session aims to:

  • Give an insight into the impact dementia can have on people
  • Explain how a dementia-friendly community is created
  • Prompt you to consider changes you can make to become more dementia-friendly.

There will be plenty of time for questions after the presentation.

This session is being hosted by Woollahra Dementia Alliance (WDA) which is supported by Woollahra Council and Holdsworth. Presented by Dr Allan Shell (Chair of Woollahra Dementia Alliance and Dementia Educator).

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