Public invited to free dementia awareness session in Tottenham

Published: 22/05/2019

People living in Tottenham now have the opportunity to find out more about dementia, thanks to a free awareness workshop.The local award winning provider of personal care in the home, Bluebird Care Haringey, has set itself the challenge of hosting Dementia Awareness Workshops in twenty-five different locations across the borough over the next 12 months.The next will be at St Philips Church, Philip Lane, Tottenham, on Friday 24th March, at 2pm.

People living in Tottenham now have the opportunity to find out more about dementia, thanks to a free awareness workshop.
 
The local award winning provider of personal care in the home, Bluebird Care Haringey, has set itself the challenge of hosting Dementia Awareness Workshops in twenty-five different locations across the borough over the next 12 months.
 
The next will be at St Philips Church, Philip Lane, Tottenham, on Friday 24th March, at 2pm.
 
Managing Director of Bluebird Haringey, Jyoti Kohli, said:
 
“One in four people will be affected by dementia in their lifetimes, which is why it’s important to work with individuals and their families to try and make life much easier for those who have it.
 
A recent report made recommendations to the government about the need to continue to raise awareness of dementia, and the work that can be done to make our communities more dementia friendly.
 
With the specialist services we provide at Bluebird Care we are determined to do just that with these new Dementia Awareness Sessions.”
 
Set up by the Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Awareness Sessions have been running across the country for a number of years and focus on improving the quality of life for people living with dementia. By holding information workshops in towns, villages and cities across the UK, the society’s ambition is to work with people affected by dementia and key partners to develop dementia-friendly communities.
 
By doing so people will be more aware of and understand more about dementia, and people living with dementia will feel included in their community.
 
Jyoti added: “The Bluebird Care team want to meet as many people as possible and make them aware of dementia, its affects and how we as a community can support those who live with it.”
 
Any member of the public who would like to find out more about dementia is invited to come along to the event on Friday 24th March at St Philips Church, Philip Lane, Tottenham (N15 4HJ) at 2pm.
 
For more details contact Bluebird Care by calling 020 8801 3330, emailing haringey@bluebirdcare.co.uk, or by visiting their website at www.bluebirdcare.co.uk/haringey