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Blaby District Dementia Action Alliance

Blaby District Dementia Action Alliance (BDDAA) are a group of organisations who have come together with the aim of making Blaby District a better place to live for people with dementia and their carers. Blaby District has an increasing ageing population and it is expected that the number of people living with dementia locally is expected to almost double by 2030.

Blaby District Dementia Action Alliance won the converted Dementia Friendly Award 2018 Dementia Friendly Community of the Year - Rural area, Village or Town at the Alzheimer's Society Awards.

DFAwards Winner 2018

Become a member

Are you an individual, own a local business or shop, run a local community group or work in a large organisation? If you are passionate about improving the lives of people affected by dementia we want to hear from you.

There is no cost, we will :-

  • Support you to become more dementia friendly
  • Deliver free dementia friends information session
  • Working Towards Dementia Friendly Logo and certificate
  • Access to free resources, training and booklet

In return we ask you to commit to at least 2 actions and sign up to our local Dementia Action Alliance.

We meet 4 times a year, we discuss our actions, measure progress, share best practice and exchange information.

To become dementia friendly join our local action alliance by clicking on the link below and complete the action plan

http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/join_the_alliance

For more information: Please contact Samantha Clarke on 0116 272 7544 or email samantha.clarke@blaby.gov.uk

                     DementiaFriendly 2019 20 LT RGB land

 

Supporters

  • Blaby Library
  • Blaby Parish Council
  • BlueBird Care
  • Countesthorpe Medical Centre
  • Enderby Community library
  • Enderby Parish Council
  • Forrest House Medical Centre
  • Glen Hills Library
  • Glen Parva Parish Council
  • Glenfield Library
  • Glenfield Parish Council
  • Glenfield Surgery
  • Hazelmere Medical Centre
  • Kingsway Surgery
  • Leicestershire Police
  • Northfield Surgery
  • The Limes Medical Centre
  • Support for Carers

 Action Plan

 Blaby District DAA action plan 19 20

 Meetings

  • Tuesday 11th June – 2.00-3.30pm (East Midlands Housing, Grove Park, Leicester LE19 1SJ )
  • Tuesday 17th September – 2.00-3.30pm (Venue TBC)
  • Tuesday 10th December – 2.00-3.30pm (Venue TBC)

 


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