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The Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia (2012) included creating dementia friendly communities. This section illustrates local initiatives to enable people to live well with dementia.

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Dementia United Dementia United

Over the next five years, through working with partners across Greater Manchester, Dementia United aims to improve the lived experiences of people with dementia, and reduce pressure on the health and social care system. In short, Dementia United is aiming to make Greater Manchester the best place in the world to live for people with dementia. Read more »

Thrive Thrive

Thrive is the leading charity in the UK using gardening to change the lives of disabled people. Thrive run structured programmes of activities for people with dementia which focus on positive reminiscence, re-connecting with others including friends and family and gentle appropriate exercise and cognitive stimulation Read more »

Dementia Pathfinders Dementia Pathfinders

Dementia Pathfinders is a social enterprise delivering therapeutic care and support for people with dementia and their families, and programmes of education and learning for people working in the dementia care field. Read more »