Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge

Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge FREE Dementia Awareness Sessions

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Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge are running some free, informal “Dementia Friends” awareness sessions at Tesco, Sowerby Bridge HX6 3BN.

They will be held on

  • Monday 3 June, 2:00pm and again at 6:30pm
  • Friday 7 June 10:30am and again at 2:00pm

The session lasts about an hour and explains how dementia affects a person and how we can all help to support them.

You can book for one of these sessions by ringing Chris on 01422 706373 – or you can simply turn up on the day if you prefer.

Dementia Action Day at St Paul’s Church, Sowerby Bridge

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Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge are hosting a Dementia Action Day to help showcase the range of support services available locally for people living with dementia and to also provide an opportunity for everyone to find out more about dementia.

Saturday 18th May 2019 – 10am to 3pm
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Tower Hill, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ

A wide range of professional and voluntary organisations will be present providing information, advice and support and there will be a programme of short presentations on various aspects.

Refreshments and light lunches will be available.

For further information contact June on 01422 706373 or email june@memorylanecafe.org

 

Creating a Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge

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Dementia Friends will be holding a Charity Quiz Night at Wetherspoons in Sowerby Bridge on Monday 25 February, 9:00pm. Entry is just £1 per person.

They will also be holding a coffee morning the day after, Tuesday 26 February, 10:00am-11:30am with home-made cakes and musical bingo.

If you would like more information about becoming a Dementia Friend, there will be FREE interactive demonstrations at Tesco on Friday 22 February, 10:30am and 6:30pm and also on Wednesday 27 February, 2:00pm and 6:30pm.

Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge Presents ‘The Last Memory’

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Following on from the successful launch of the Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge group with the Rock’n’Roll night on Saturday 15 September, the group is presenting a short play about a father with dementia and his daughter “The Last Memory”.

The play by Alan Stockdill will be on Friday 5 October, 7:30pm at Sowerby Bridge Working Men’s Club, Bolton Brow HX6 2AL and will be followed by a short Question and Answer session. The Working Men’s Club is always open to non-members and all are welcome to this FREE event (although a donation of £5 would be welcome).

For tickets contact Shabir on 07866 369916 or June on 07920 549131.

Rock and Roll with the New Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge Group

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Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge is a newly-formed organisation which aims to make the town a dementia-friendly community. This can make an impact on the lives of people living with dementia in the area and it will be looking at all aspects of local life to see what can be done to make it more dementia-friendly.

They will be kicking things off on Saturday 15 September, 7:00pm at Sowerby Bridge Working Men’s Club at Bolton Brow with ‘GT and the Speedways’,  inviting local people to attend to hear more about what they want to do, how you can help us and, of course, to enjoy the music.

Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge is a newly-formed organisation which aims to make the town a dementia-friendly community. This can make an impact on the lives of people living with dementia in the area and they will be looking at all aspects of local life to see what can be done to make it more dementia-friendly.

What a way to kick things off on Saturday 15 September, 7:00pm inviting local people to attend to hear more about what they want to do, how you can help and, of course, to enjoy the music.

For more information contact June Harvey at contactmemorylanecafe@gmail.com