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Dementia friendly group

3.10 Dementia friendly groups

At dementia friendly groups or activities, people are more accepting of your symptoms

Dementia friendly groups have staff who have an understanding of dementia. They have made changes to what they do, to better support the participation of people with dementia. Dementia friendly groups are part of the Dementia Friendly Communities movement. This movement is raising awareness of dementia and working to make the community a more inclusive and welcoming place.

Some people with dementia prefer to attend dementia friendly group or activity, where people will be more accepting of their symptoms. 


Find a dementia friendly group in your area

You can find local dementia friendly groups via this search function on the Dementia Australia website.