Dementia-friendly communities: what consumers really want

Dementia-friendly communities: what consumers really want

How can communities become more accessible and supportive for people living with dementia? A series of Dementia Friendly Communities Consumer Forums in Adelaide has generated plenty of suggestions from people with dementia, carers, family members and service providers, Kathryn Cunningham (pictured) explains. “It’s a lonely and frustrating disease,” says David Anderson, a South Australian resident living with… Continue Reading

Stories to tell

Stories to tell

A creative multi-media project which celebrates the lives of people with dementia, Interactive Life Stories, is recording the narratives of residents at BCS Maranoa in Alstonville, NSW, explains James Baldwin Baptist Community Services (BCS) Maranoa has taken on the challenge of using movie making software to record the life stories of people with dementia. With… Continue Reading