Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week will take place from the 16th - 22nd May 2022.

We have a number of events happening accross West Berkshire to mark this important week. Please click the link below to find out more.

Tuesday 17th - Dementia Cafe - The Wilkins Centre, Compton
Wednesday 18th - Information Event- Market Place, Newbury
Thursday 19th - Dementia Walk - Reading Football Club
Friday 20th - Tea Dance - The Fair Close Centre, Newbury


Dementia Friendly West Berkshire

This website has been created to provide information and signposting in one central place to support all people affected by dementia and their carers across West Berkshire.

Dementia Friendly West Berkshire is:

Dementia Friendly West Berkshire's purpose is:

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Emergency Contact Details:

If a person with a diagnosis of dementia has symptoms that have rapidly declined please contact your GP or if out of hours please call NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk

If you require assistance for yourself or anyone who you are caring for who is living with dementia, the following organisations can provide you with advice and support:

Featured Activities & Events

Newbury Dementia Information Event
Join us in Newbury town centre to mark Dementia Action Weeek 2022. We will be oin Market Place (Outside The Corn Exchange) to talk about all things dementia on the 18th May 2022 from 10:00 am - 16:00pm. Enter our competition to twll us what 'Dementia Friendly' means to you.
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Football Club Dementia Walk - 19th May 2022 - 10:00 - 12:00
In partnership with Age UK Berkshire and Reading Football Club join us for a walk around the pitch at Reading Football Club Stadium to mark Dementia Action Week 2022.
Afternoon Tea Dance - 20th May 2022 - 2:00 - 4:00
In partnership with The Fair Cklose Centre and Gardener Leader solicitors join us for a Tea Dance and refreshments to mark Dementia Action Week. Free to attend and free legal advice will also be given to anyone that would like it.
My Speakerfriend
We are urgently looking for volunteers for our My Speakerfriend community project. We are looking for people with an interest in podcasting, putting together musical or spoken word programmes, performers and more. If you are interested in finding out more please contact project lead Sue at admin@myspeakerfriend.co.uk
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Members of Dementia Friendly West Berkshire include:

And many more.

We are always actively recruiting new members so if you would like to join please contact Co-Ordinator Victoria Rowland.
 
We have active forums running in Pangbourne and Thatcham.
If you would like more information about either of these forums please contact the below members:
Thatcham –  TBC

Victoria Rowland