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Updated on: 11-Jun-2016

Title: Dementia Friendly America: Guides for Sector; Libraries

Website: http://www.dfamerica.org/sector-guides-1/

Description: Based on the work of ACT on Alzheimers, the DFA website has separate guides for different businesses and services within the community. They are a basic introduction to the types of things services can be mindful of implementing when working with someone living with dementia.

Source/Link: http://www.actonalz.org/ (DFA is based on ACT on ALZ)

Target Audience: Business and service owners, carers (for distribution to spaces they frequent often).

Appropriate Audience: All people could benefit from this information.

Notes: These guides are based on another organisations work.

Pricing: Nil. If the information is being used, contact with ACT on Alz is required before modification occurs.

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 25 Jan 2017, 3:35 PM

Title: Dementia Friendly America: Guides for Sector; Libraries

Website: http://www.dfamerica.org/sector-guides-1/

Description: Based on the work of ACT on Alzheimers, the DFA website has separate guides for different businesses and services within the community. They are a basic introduction to the types of things services can be mindful of implementing when working with someone living with dementia.

Source/Link: http://www.actonalz.org/ (DFA is based on ACT on ALZ)

Target Audience: Business and service owners, carers (for distribution to spaces they frequent often).

Appropriate Audience: All people could benefit from this information.

Notes: These guides are based on another organisations work.

Pricing: Nil. If the information is being used, contact with ACT on Alz is required before modification occurs.

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 25 Jan 2017, 3:36 PM

Title:  Alzheimers Disease International (ADI)  reports on Dementia Friendly Communities

Source/Link:https://www.alz.co.uk/dementia-friendly-communities/resources

Website: https://www.alz.co.uk/dementia-friendly-communities/resources

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.

Contact Person: Contact details for ADI can be found at https://www.alz.co.uk/contact and email info@alz.co.uk

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 12 Apr 2017, 12:01 PM