Dementia Action Week 2023 is from Monday 18 September to Sunday 24 September, with World Alzheimer’s Day occurring on Thursday 21 September.
This year’s theme is Act Now for a Dementia-Friendly Future.
Since 2019, the focus of the Dementia Action Week campaign has been to reduce stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with dementia and their carers.
Communities that take action to become dementia-friendly have:
At Twilight, we are fortunate to have renowned global Dementia Specialist/author/researcher Leah Bisiani -MHlthSc/DipBus/RN1/Dementia and Aged Care Consultant on our team. Leah brings over 35 years of experience, in aged/dementia care, providing ongoing consultation, guidance, support and education for our whole organisation, as well as for residents and families.
Do you have any questions about understanding dementia and engaging with people living with dementia? Ask Leah!
You can follow Leah on Instagram at @uplifting_dementia or visit her website https://shimmeringspirit.wixsite.com/uplifting-dementia