Horsham District Dementia Action Alliance

History
From is origins In 2015 the Horsham Dementia Action Alliance has continued to raise the awareness of dementia across the district. By attending Health & Social Care events and working with local business to help them understand how dementia affects their workforce and their customers. Continually promoting ways to better support people affected by dementia to remain involved and active in their communities.  In July 2017 Horsham District was confirmed by the Alzheimer's Society as a Dementia Friendly Community.

Aims
To create a dementia friendly Horsham District in which people with dementia are empowered to have aspirations and feel confident, knowing they can contribute and participate in activities meaningful to them.

Meetings

Our members are encouraged to co-host awareness meetings with the Horsham District DAA steering group, where they can share best practice, learn from the experience of others and positively contribute to improving the day to day life for people affected by dementia.

Our next meeting will be held at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre on Tuesday 8th May 10am  - 12noon. 

Guest Speakers include representatives from:

  • Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre
  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • Irene Loft to discuss the WSCC Dementia Framework

This is an Open Forum for anyone who has been affected by, has an interest in dementia and creating a more dementia friendly community.

There will be an exclusive opportunity to discover the Amberley Museum at your leisure after the meeting for a £5 donation per person.

 

Website

www.dementiafriendlyhorshamdistrict.org.uk

How to join the HDDAA
Please contact the Dementia Friendly Coordinator
dementiacoordinator@horsham.gov.uk

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