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BARGOED DEMENTIA FRIENDLY COMMUNITY


 

Towns, cities, and villages across the country are now seeing what they need to do to become dementia friendly, recognising the need to act and change to support people with dementia better.

 

‘What is a Dementia Friendly Community?’
 

“A dementia-friendly community is one in which people with dementia are empowered to have high aspirations and feel confident, knowing they can contribute and participate in activities that are meaningful to them.”  (Alzheimer’s Society)

 

A dementia-friendly community should be a place where there is increased awareness that dementia is a disease that touches the lives of many, and so requires community-based solutions. Greater awareness will, in turn, support better diagnosis rates and joined-up working with health and social care providers.

 

While people with dementia face barriers to engaging with their community, it is possible to make changes that can make their day-to-day lives much better which is the intention of this wor

We are seeking Recognition Status by the Alzheimer's Society through a Steering Group chaired by Councillor Carol Andrews. Contact us for more details - david.llewellyn@wales.nhs.uk

Dementia Awareness Week 2021: May 17 - May 23

As a steering group, we have as a steering group arranged a series of activities through the week.

Click on the image below to download details and
click the links in the pdf to join.

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