In the well-known ‘dementia friendly’ Val Pellice (Italy), EFID hosted the conference “Valuing the expertise of people living with dementia in the community”. The event took place on 4-5 December in Turin, co-organised with Rifugio Re Carlo Alberto, one of the organisations of the EFID network. – read more

The workshop “Valuing the expertise of people living with dementia” took place ahead of the Awards Ceremony in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 22-23 January 2018. The workshop offered a stimulating networking and learning space for the EFID network of practitioners and stakeholders on the topic of engaging and valuing people living with dementia as experts by experience. The Ceremony was organised under the flagship of the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU, – read more

The EFID workshop 'Exchange of practice and development of indicators to capture change' draws from the interest shown by participants in the Dublin workshop 2015, to explore indicators to communicate the value of their projects. The discussion built on the pillars (1. raising awareness; 2. inclusion, involvement, participation; 3. building strategic networks) that emerged from the research commissioned by EFID and undertaken by the Mental Health Foundation. – read more

The EFID workshop 2015 'Towards a Network of Practitioners for Dementia Friendly Communities - Innovate, collaborate, accelerate', was held in Dublin on 11th and 12th March. The event provided a stimulating networking and learning space to kick off the creation of an EFID network of practitioners of dementia-friendly environment projects. – read more