[Event Report] “Citizen-Centered Efforts to Create Dementia-Inclusive Communities Through Local Regulations” (August 28, 2021, hosted online by the Wakasa Dementia Supporter Team)
date : 9/9/2021
Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) Manager Mr. Shunichiro Kurita gave a lecture entitled “Citizen-Centered Efforts to Create Dementia-Inclusive Communities Through Local Regulations.” In view of the situation surrounding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the lecture was given online.
While sharing examples from past comparative studies on local regulations for dementia, Mr. Kurita talked about the importance of developing communities for building a dementia-inclusive society as well as how local regulations can best serve as a tool for citizen-centered community development. Various opinions were shared during the question-and-answer session following the lecture.