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

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:

How can we help?

Help

Support

Understanding

Help

Support

Safety

Understanding

Safety

Coronavirus

Contact

Coronavirus

Contact

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:

Latest News

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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Walking for Health
New Walking for Health group meeting on Mondays at 10:00 am at Hungerford Rugby Club. Booking not required.
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Vintage Adventure
Harvest Festival activities taking place at Thatcham Methodist Church (Chapel Street, RG18 4QL). Fully inclusive and dementia friendly. To book please contact Karen Frost at pastoraldevelopmentworker@outlook.com
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Memory Lane Singing Cafe
Taking place @ The Fair Close Centre on Friday 8th October & Friday 12th November. 10:00 - 11:30. To book or for more information please contact Victoria.Rowland@AgeUKBerkshire.org.uk
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Coffee Morning @ The Fair Close Centre
Join in at The Fair Close Centre for hot drinks and treats on the last Saturday of the month from 10:00 - 12:00
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Wellbeing Sessions -
Run by Get Berkshire Active. Monday - 11:45 - Hungerford Royal British Legion - Chair Exercises. Tuesday - 11:15 - Newbury The Fair Close Centre - Chair Exercises. Friday - 11:00 - Pangbourne The Dorman Room - Chair Yoga..
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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