East of England
There are Local Dementia Action Alliances (LDAAs) across the East of England, focused on creating Dementia Friendly Communities. To find LDAAs set up in the East of England follow the links below. If you are interested in starting a new Dementia Friendly Community get in touch with Fiona Wynde, Dementia Friendly Communities Officer.
Fiona Wynde, Dementia Friendly Communities Officer
We want Saffron Walden to be a community where people living with dementia are treated with respect, dignity and given as much independence as possible whilst their carers are supported and enabled to enjoy a good quality of life.
Southend, Castle Point and Rochford District Dementia Action Alliance is a partnership of organisations, individuals, businesses and community groups working together to transform the quality of life for people living with dementia and carers and helpin
The district of South Cambridgeshire forms a 'doughnut' around the city of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire. It is a mostly rural district and its population includes many students who are studying at the University of Cambridge.
Stowmarket and surrounding villages have a population of approximately 16,000, with approximately 322 people living with dementia. The DAA will work towards achieving Dementia Friendly Community status for the area.
Stevenage DAA has been formed to increase awareness of dementia and achieve recognition of the District as "Working to become Dementia Friendly".
Tendring is a district in Essex with a population of some 138,100
DAA covering Welwyn Hatfield Borough in mid Hertfordshire with a population of some 111,000 of whom more than 17,000 are 65+.
Initial meetings held in late 2015. In March 2016 an action plan outlining areas of activity; recuitment, awareness raising , PR and acheiving DFC status has been adopted and a Chair , Cllr Fiona Thomson, elected .