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Tamworth Dementia Friendly Community

Local community information

The Tamworth Dementia Friendly Community is made up of organisations that operate across the town, together with a number of families living with dementia and are working together to make Tamworth Dementia Friendly

They meet on a bi monthly basis to review progress & determine the scope for future projects.

Tamworth received recognition as 'Working to become Dementia Friendly' in April 2017!

 

DementiaFriendly 2020

 

 

How to join the Tamworth Dementia Friendly Community:

To become a member of this Local Dementia Friendly Community, organisations submit a short action plan setting out how they will work towards being more dementia friendly. Once this has been submitted successfully, the organisation will be considered a local member of the Dementia Friendly Community

To complete and submit your action plan please visit the 'join the community' page here. Organisations should use the contact details below to seek guidance or assistance.

Local Contact

Karen Clancy
Tamworth Borough Council
Karen-Clancy@tamworth.gov.uk
01827 709565

Regional Contact

Kat Horner
Dementia Friendly Communities Officer, West Midlands
Kat.Horner@alzheimers.org.uk
01543 255955

Tamworth Events

Note!  Coronavirus Update

Following UK Government guidelines on face to face events, we have sadly suspended our events until further notice. We will update this page as the situation develops

Click on the link below to take you to a detailed frequently asked questions & help about coronavirus on the Alzheimer's Society Website.

You might find some of the suggestions helpful in your individual circumstances. 

Coronavirus FAQ's

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/coronavirus-faqs-useful-organisations-information

How you can support people in your community

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https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-04/Coronavirus%20-%20How%20you%20can%20support%20people%20with%20dementia%20in%20your%20community.pdf

Talking Point

Talking Point is a forum that gives you an opportunity to share some of your concerns with other families living with dementia

https://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/forums/coronavirus-covid-19.83/?_gl=1*1ejyogw*_gcl_aw*R0NMLjE1ODQ1NDM1NzUuQ2owS0NRandqY2Z6QlJDSEFSSXNBTy0xX09wQ1dpLXZRbVRYNjgtaXpRSHIwTkhnemo5d2ExSUFGQ05wU3kteWExOGlIR0FyUGNrM0xmb2FBbFBSRUFMd193Y0I.*_gcl_dc*R0NMLjE1ODQ1NDM1NzUuQ2owS0NRandqY2Z6QlJDSEFSSXNBTy0xX09wQ1dpLXZRbVRYNjgtaXpRSHIwTkhnemo5d2ExSUFGQ05wU3kteWExOGlIR0FyUGNrM0xmb2FBbFBSRUFMd193Y0I.&_ga=2.250835717.2017746040.1589193631-1604375100.1584879048

Dementia Connect Support Line 

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/dementia-connect-support-line

Singing for the Brain either online or by phone

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/your-support-services/singing-for-the-brain

Alzheimer's Society

The above are some of the points of contact that might be able to help you through this journey. More can be found on the Alzheimer's Society Website

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-involved/dementia-friendly-communities/coronavirus-ways-to-support

 

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