FIG launch new 'dementia friends' initiative

New information and training will soon be available to members of the public as part of a new initiative being launched in the Falkland Islands to help create a dementia friendly community.

Developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom, The ‘Dementia Friends’ initiative is part of a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. 

The project is being led by the Community Support Unit at the hospital, who spoke to us about their hopes of helping people improve their understanding of what dementia is and what it’s like for someone to live with…

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