Dementia Action Week is a national event that sees the UK public taking action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

This year the Alzheimer’s Society are calling upon the government to build a social care system that we can be proud of, as they believe that the current system is inadequate, hard to access, costly and unfair and this has been further exposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

“We need a system that means every person living with dementia, and every carer, can get the support they need to stay happy, healthy and independent for as long as possible. This means quality care that is right for them, free and easy to get, no matter where you live – like the NHS.” To find out how you can get involved, visit: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-involved/dementia-action-week

Carers in Leeds can access support from our specialist dementia carers support service. For more information, take a look here: www.carersleeds.org.uk/our-support-service/carers-of-people-with-dementia/
The pandemic has been hugely isolating for both people with dementia and carers and after such a tough year, we wanted to bring you a little bit of fun for Dementia Action Week. We have a couple of events which we think you will love. These events are for people who are caring for a person with memory difficulties or dementia.

Desert Island Discs

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Knock at the door, bingo and more

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dementia coffee catch up

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am