BUDI Dementia Friendly Communities Evaluation


Short Title Dementia Friendly Communities Eval
Category Post Diagnosis
Organisation BUDI
Contact Name Michelle Heward
Contact Email mheward@bournemouth.ac.uk
Web Link http://goo.gl/983bhu
Sector Community
Region Dorset
Postcode
Active Yes

Evaluation of 7 Dementia Friendly Communities (DFC) using questionnaires, interviews and focus groups.

Within each locality, an increase in dementia awareness raising activity was noted. Local champion given information to disseminate to others was a helpful mechanism to raise awareness. Difficult to ensure perspective of people with dementia and carers included.

Outcome

 Recommendation that guidance developed by Alzheimer's Society 10 areas of focus is followed. 


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