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Dementia Friendly Southern Nevada

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT

  • Broaden awareness and recognition of the signs of dementia and how to communicate with people with dementia.
  • Encourage people with dementia to go about their daily activities, have a voice and make decisions, and contribute to community life for as long as possible with understanding, respect, and support from their care partners and other community members.
  • Support people with dementia to live safely and be as independent as possible in settings that promote physical, mental, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual wellness.
  • Guide people with dementia-like symptoms to receive an accurate and timely assessment and diagnosis followed by optimal treatment, support, and care.
  • Provide people with dementia and their families, friends, and care-partners easy access to supportive options, information and resources, such as education on disease process, self-care, and providing care.
  • Ensure resources and support are available and accessible to all people regardless of where they live, their cultural background, or their economic status.

 

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