South Gloucestershire Dementia Action Alliance (SGDAA)
Since January 2015, we have been leading work to support communities and organisations across South Gloucestershire to become more dementia-aware and friendly. This has been commissioned by South Gloucestershire Council and Clinical Commissioning Group.
South Gloucestershire Dementia Action Alliance is committed to:
- supporting communities and organisations in South Gloucestershire to become dementia aware, accessible, and inclusive
- enabling people with dementia to live well
Have a look at SGDAA on South Gloucestershire Council’s website for ideas and resources for dementia-friendly actions - whether you are a business, school, a local action group or an individual.
Dementia Friends Session
An opportunity to learn about dementia and how it is experienced by those who are affected by this illness. It will help to build understanding and remove the negative stigma that is associated with this condition.
If you want to know more about dementia, you can come along to an hour-long Dementia Friends session that will give an introduction to dementia and examples of local dementia-friendly work. There are monthly, free Dementia Friends sessions at Casson Centre, Rodway Road, Patchway BS34 5DQ.
Contact Carol Eddon on 0117 979 3732 or email email@example.com.
We are also happy to provide in-house dementia awareness sessions for your staff/volunteers. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information on the Dementia Friends initiative, how to become a Dementia Friend, or if you are interested in becoming a Dementia Champion following your Dementia Friends session, please contact email@example.com
After attending Dementia workshop Anna was so inspired by the efforts of others and the dementia friendly initiative, she thought my firm had to get involved. Read more about Anna Molter's story here.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Winsome on 01454 868571.
Connect with us on:
We had a Dementia Friends’ session in the Branch. It was a surprise to find that staff have family members who are affected by dementia as it is something they had not really discussed. We have started giving out Patchway Memory Café leaflets to our customers. The knowledge that there is a source of help in the community for them is a life- line for myself personally. Thank you for helping us be more aware to help our customers when they need us in difficult circumstances." Carol, Customer Services at Lloyds Bank, Patchway