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Saturday 23 March 2019
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Dementia Action Week is this week

Dementia patient receiving support at home

This week (Monday, 21 May – Sunday, 27 May) is Dementia Action Week.

Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Care services and other voluntary sector organisations are hosting events around the county. You can find a list of these on the Carers in Derbyshire website.

One of Adult Care’s aims is to encourage more staff to become a Dementia Friend. You can do this by attending a free Dementia Friends information session - more details on the Dementia Friends website.

The following sessions still have spaces:

  • Tuesday 22 May - Imperial Rooms, Matlock - session at 10am and session at 1pm

  • Tuesday 22 May - Erewash CVS, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton - sessions at 1pm and another at 2.30pm

  • Thursday 24 May - Lacemaker Court, Long Eaton -  session at 10am and session at 11am 

  • Friday 25 May - Staveley Centre, Staveley, Chesterfield - sessions at 10am & another at 11am 

  • Friday 25 May - Charnos Hall, Ilkeston Community Hospital - 2pm to 4pm