Dementia Friendly Communities Toolkit
The ACT on Alzheimer's® Toolkit has four phases that guide communities in adopting dementia-friendly practices.
Action Phase 1: Convene key community leaders and members to understand dementia and its implications for your community. Then, form an Action Team. (Up to 4 months)
Action Phase 2: Assess current community strengths and gaps concerning dementia using questionnaires in the toolkit. (Up to 3 months)
Action Phase 3: Analyze the community assessment findings and determine action priorities for your community. (Up to 2 months)
Action Phase 4: Create a community action plan and take action community-wide to become dementia friendly. (Up to 2 months and ongoing)
What is a dementia friendly community?
Find these and related resources at the Extension Center for Community Vitality website
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