Dementia Awareness month is almost finished! Have you become a dementia friend yet?
Cardinia Shire Council is continuing to encourage all residents to become a ‘dementia friend’ throughout the month of September, also known as Dementia Awareness Month.
Dementia Australia’s ‘Dementia Friends’ campaign is a national program that aims to transform the way Australia thinks, acts, and talks about dementia.
Anyone can become a dementia friend. A dementia friend is anyone who wants to make a positive difference to the lives of people living with dementia, through increases awareness and support.
To register as a Dementia Friend you can go online to www.dementiafriendly.org.au