Workshop WO05

Dementia Friendly Japan Initiative (DFJI), Alzheimer's Association Japan (AAJ) and World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYLD)

Assessment of dementia-friendly communities': How to assess and promote dementia-friendliness in each community

Time

Location

11:00–12:30

Room D (first floor)

Chair

Yoshiyuki Kawano

Speaker

Yoshiyuki Kawano (University of Tsukuba/DFJI/WYLD)
Yumiko Kaneko (AAJ–Niigata Branch)
Ryoma Kayano (WHO Kobe Centre)
Toshiyuki Ojima (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
Kazuyuki Hirao (Kyoto Bunkyo University/AAJ/DFJI/WYLD)
Kristine Newman (Ryerson University/WYLD)
Miharu Nakanishi (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science/DFJI/WYLD)

 Description

Creating a dementia–friendly community can be realized and promoted when multisectoral
collaboration and effort exist among all community members with diverse backgrounds.
This workshop is aimed to understand how to assess and promote dementia–friendliness in
a community in order to create and accerelate such ideal collaboration.
(1) Reporters from various groups which have been working on the development of
assessment indicators share their experience and thoughts.
(2) The reporters will exchange views based on the topics provided in the 1st part and help
the participantst understand the key points of the challenge in the creation and promotion
of dementia–friendliness in a community and enrich their understanding of approach to
the dementia–friendliness. The participants will learn a comprehensive perspective on the
methodology of the assessment of dementia–friendly communities and understand the
necessity of potential and sustainable next steps to steadily move forward on the creation
and promotion of dementia–friendliness.

Programme subject to change.