Heart of Orléans BIA

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Dementia Friendly Businesses

Are you interested in increasing your foot traffic during slow periods and generating additional revenue? Are you interested in becoming a business that actively welcomes caregivers and people living with dementia?


If you answered yes, we have good news! The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (DSORC) will be offering a free 45 min dementia inclusive training for local businesses to learn about creating a more inclusive environment for individuals living with dementia while simultaneously marketing your business to a substantial population in your community. You will learn about effective communication, safety, and social engagement, which are all core values important for businesses. You will also receive continuous support from DSORC including a feature on our dementia 613 website, a directory of dementia inclusive businesses and services. To sign up, please register here or email DSORC at [email protected].


In the meantime have a peek at this video made specifically for the Heart of Orléans businesses for more information.