BECOME A DEMENTIA FRIEND
Entity and Community Programs
HOW TO BECOME
a Dementia Friendly Business
A dementia friendly partner is one in which management and employees are able to recognize the signs and/or behaviors of dementia in individuals. Entity/Organization can communicate effectively and be sensitive to individuals with dementia, connect individuals to dementia-specific resources, and support caregiver employees. A dementia friendly partner provides a place that is supportive, prepared and knowledgeable for people with dementia and their caregivers to visit. Businesses, first responders, healthcare providers, local government offices, organizations, faith based and community members can earn the distinction of being a DFCC Community Partner by accomplishing the items below.
Are you interested in becomming a community parner with DFCCI? Fill out this form to begin the process.
Volunteer with the DFCCI Team
As a dementia friend, you will be able to state the five key messages about dementia
Dementia is not a normal part of aging
Dementia is primarily caused by illness in the brain
Dementia is not just about having memory problems
It is possible to have a good quality of life with dementia
There’s more to the person than the dementia
We invite you to consider being a dementia-friendly entity/organization that promotes the dementia friendly mission in your own environment.
to join the DFCCI Team
Fill out our infromation form by selecting the icon to the right.