Over 20,000 people living with dementia are in our catchment area. They and their carepartners are your potential customers, clients, neighbours and employees.
By becoming Dementia Friendly you:
recognize that signs of dementia may be noticed in the workplace before anywhere else.
have the ability to provide a unique, high-quality service to new and existing community members/customers.
are inclusive, people-friendly and recognize people living with dementia as equal members of the community.
show that you are responsive to the needs of the community.
recognize that additional and complementary professional development supports better staff retention and enhances a positive work culture.
know that on World Alzheimer’s Day (Sept. 21) or January Awareness month you can use those times as opportunities to promote a service that you offer.