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Dementia Friendly Neighbourhoods

About Edinburgh's Dementia Friendly Neighbourhoods

Dementia Friendly Neighourhhoods

Citizens in Edinburgh’s neighbourhoods are supporting dementia friendly Edinburgh  by developing their own dementia friendly communities in their local areas.

There are dementia friendly neighbourhood initiatives in:

  • Cramond and Barton
  • Muirhouse and Pilton
  • Pentlands
  • Portobello
  • South Queensferry

What are they doing?

Neighbourhoods are developing their own plans for their local area. Activities include

  • dementia awareness sessions for local retailers
  • roadshow events at gala days, farmers markets, shopping centres to  raise awareness of dementia with the local community
  • events and cafes for people with dementia
  • promoting the city-wide awareness campaigns