Volunteers in this programme are trained to spread the message to friends, family and members of their community about dementia, how it affects people’s lives and how they can make a positive difference to people living with dementia in their community through informal talks and raising awareness through the community. The project is part of the WA Dementia-Friendly Communities Project.
The purpose of the project is to:
- Increase community understanding and awareness of dementia;
- Reduce the stigma associated with dementia;
- Create dementia-friendly communities that positively support people living with dementia including their families; and
- Inspire change in the attitude towards people with dementia.
If you feel you have what it takes to become a Dementia Aware Friend, please contact on (08) 9388 2800 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org