Pushing boundaries again, Burwood Bricks is opening a dementia cafe!

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Burwood Brickworks Shopping Centre by Frasers Property Australia and Umbrella Dementia Cafés (UDC) share a passion to build responsive and inclusive community environments.  Together we’ve created a new, accessible dementia social group, called a ‘dementia café, for our local community members affected by dementia, right here at our world famous Burwood Brickworks Shopping Centre! Opening in May 2024, we’ll welcome …

There’s A New Café in Town!

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Chiltern is the new hot spot for a new regional Umbrella Dementia Café! The Chiltern Neighbourhood House will house and host us as we begin to establish, co-design and develop another one of our peer-support social groups for couples and families living at home with dementia. Do you live in the Chiltern area (Indigo Valley, Beechworth) and want to meet …

Navigator Café

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A New Dementia Café in Sorrento!  We’re plugging into the Sorrento community and adding them to our growing network of social groups supporting families, couples and people living with dementia.   Building a brand-new Umbrella Dementia Café takes a village!  So, we’ve joined forces with the team at Sorrento Community Centre, the inclusive community experts, to create regular and informal social meetings, fondly …

Friendship cafe

First Regional Café in Rosebud

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By Karen Harris On the 19th of November 2019, my husband David, and I opened the first regional Umbrella Dementia Café at Seawinds Community Hub in Rosebud, Victoria How did this come about you may well ask? As an ex-nurse, I was working as a Clinical Trial Project Manager in the pharmaceutical industry and made the decision to retire in September …