Worthing Dementia Action Alliance

Aims

To make Worthing a more dementia friendly environment 

History

The Worthing Dementia Forum has been active and regularly meeting since April 2014.

Background

We are a collective of people living with dementia, carers, health and social care professionals, people working in the local community, GPs, nurses, local traders and businesses.  We are working with the local council to make it dementia friendly as well as creating dementia friendly schools, churches, the theatre and cinemas. Over 1100 local people are dementia friends

Chairperson: Tom Wye, a local councillor. However, we are aiming to rotate this position with other members of the steering group who are willing to chair the meetings.

Meetings: We meet every two months at different locations around Worthing. Next meeting Wednesday 11 May 2016 4 pm. Alzheimers Society, Stone Lane, Worthing BN13 2BA. Presentation by Impact Initiatives, free membership scheme for SME employers who are supporting staff who are older, disabled or have seriously ill family members or friends.

Worthing Area Dementia Alliance Minutes 28 Oct 2015.

Worthing DAA minutes 20 Jan 2016

Worthing DAA Minutes 17.03.16

How to join the LDAA: To join the Worthing DAA, please contact Jacqui.Swindells@guildcare.org.

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