Haringey Dementia Action Alliance

Haringey has a large, vibrant and culturally diverse population. It is our ambition to reach out to all communities within the Borough to improve the lives of people living with dementia and those of their families and carers. Encouraging intergenerational activity is one of our major aims in making Haringey Dementia Friendly.

Aims

  • Ensuring that we have a strong voice of people living with dementia and their carers, guiding us throughout our journey.
  • Reducing the stigma associated with Dementia and memory loss by raising awareness of dementia in through organisational and community outreach.
  • Increasing the number of Dementia Friends and Dementia Champions on the area to 1 in 50 people in the borough.
  • Capturing and relating the real life stories and memories of people living with dementia. To publicise stories and promote the cause.
  • Encouraging intergenerational learning and engagement, ensuring all ages are involved in making Haringey Dementia Friendly.

Contact: Patrick Gray - Patrick.Gray@alzheimers.org.uk

Background

Haringey Dementia Action Alliance has been commissioned by a range of local stakeholders, particularly Hornsey Housing Trust. Along with representatives Homes for Haringey, Adult Social Services and the Alzheimer’s Society. Beginning in May 2016 we are a vibrant energetic group who encourages individuals and organisations to become involved in tackling Dementia.

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