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Title: Alzheimers Disease International (ADI) reports on Dementia Friendly Communities
Description: A dementia friendly community can be defined as: a place or culture in which people with dementia and their carers are empowered, supported and included in society, understand their rights and recognise their full potential.
This set of reports from ADI outlines key principles in creating dementia friendly communities, and gives an overview of the progress made in creating dementia friendly communities worldwide.
Target Audience: Business owners, service providers, HCP
Appropriate Audience: Anyone who comes into contact with people with dementia and the people that care for them.
Pricing: Nil, available free to download from the ADI website.
Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 12 Apr 2017, 12:09 PM
MENTAL HEALTH INQUIRY 2018
HAVE YOUR SAY ABOUT DEMENTIA
You will be aware that the mental health inquiry is underway. Submissions are due by 5pm Friday 05 June 2018.
They can be electronic, by phone or posted. We checked, and dementia is regarded as a mental illness and so we can all put in a submission about dementia and the services.
The questions asked are
So, there is plenty of scope for you to talk about what really matters.
The NZDC Board will be putting in a submission. However, the more people who write in about dementia, the greater the impact. We hope that this will result in some action and that improvements in the care of people with dementia will result.
Contributor: Chris Perkins - 14 May 2018, 1:07 PM