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Action Plan

Survey | Dementia-Friendly Central Coast Action Plan

The Central Coast Council recognises that meeting the challenges of dementia requires a whole-of-community approach.  Creation of the Dementia-Friendly Central Coast Framework and collective Action Plan in 2017 was our first step towards making Central Coast more dementia-friendly.  You may have heard of the Connect Café, business inclusion training and wayfinding signage, which were key initiatives successfully implemented from the 2017 Action Plan.

The Council is committed to enhancing community well-being and positive ageing in order to help the community to live its potential.  As a result, the Dementia-Friendly Action Plan is currently under review and your insights will help make Central Coast a place where people living with dementia are supported to live a high quality of life with meaning, purpose and value.

Everyone with a stake in the Central Coast community is invited to complete a short survey, available by clicking the green button.  Survey - Dementia-Friendly Central Coast Action Plan  

The Action Plan was co-designed by a Working Group and is guided by the Framework’s five principles:

  1. People living with dementia are valued and respected members of the Central Coast community;
  2. Creating a dementia-friendly Central Coast is everybody’s business;
  3. Places, businesses and services are welcoming and enabling for people living with dementia;
  4. Community decisions response to the needs and aspirations of people with dementia and their carers; and
  5. Becoming a dementia-friendly Central Coast is a continuous process.

Ten priority ideas/actions emerging from a ’roundtable’ meeting of the Working Group held on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 are included.

The Action Plan’s first year evaluation can be viewed below, or is available by clicking the green button:

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By working collaboratively to reduce the negative social impacts of dementia, we will make the Central Coast a safer, more supportive and vibrant community for everyone.

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