Dementia Friendly West Berkshire

Welcome to Dementia Friendly West Berkshire

Welcome to the home of Dementia Friendly West Berkshire (DFWB).

We have pulled lots of information and signposting together in one place to help make navigating the journey with dementia a little easier.

If you have any questions please contact our Co Ordinator by clicking the 'E-mail us' button at the top of the page.

For a downloadable brochure about Dementia Friendly West Berkshire please click the link below.

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:

Featured Activities & Events

My Speakerfriend Volunteers Needed in Hungerford/Lambourn. 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 our Co-Ordinator
 
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


Our Chair Colin Waugh brings a wealth of experience to the group.

Colin has had a successful career in engineering, culminating in leading the business development team of a technology research centre. He brings experience in all aspects of business, strategy, facilitation and is passionate about creativity and innovation. Colin has led many collaborative initiatives and has a proven track record of bringing diverse organisations together.

His aim is now to work with charities and as dementia currently having an impact on his family, it is a natural area to support.

He is originally from Scotland, but has made West Berkshire his home for over 30 years. Colin has a honours degree in electronic engineering, is a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and is a chartered engineer.

Contact Colin via e mail: Chair@dfwb.co.uk




Our Dementia Coordinator is Sue Young.

Sue has lived in Newbury for 30 years and is eager to support Dementia Friendly West Berkshire in its ongoing efforts to make its communities more dementia friendly. Having had family members with dementia, and working with clients with dementia during her university placement, she is eager to positively impact the lives of those living with dementia and their carers.

Sue worked for Newbury BID and enjoyed promoting Newbury town centre via marketing and events, and bringing together a range of community groups.

Contact Sue via email:
DFWBerkshire@AgeUKBerkshire.org.uk

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