Dementia Awareness Week 2016
Bluebird Care Vale of Glamorgan supports Dementia Awareness Week 2016Bluebird Care Vale of Glamorgan is supporting Dementia Awareness Week 2016, an annual campaign run by the Alzheimer’s Society from 15– 21 May 2016.The Alzheimer’s Society are the UK's leading dementia support and research charity, supporting people living with any form of dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The charity provide information and support, fund medical research, and campaign for better quality of life for people with dementia and greater general understanding of the condition.Running from 15– 21 May 2016, the aim of the campaign is to encourage people who are worried about dementia to confront their concerns by addressing dementia directly and coming to Alzheimer's Society for information and support.Huw Owen, director of Bluebird Care Vale of Glamorgan, said:
“Dementia Awareness Week is an important opportunity for us to help promote understanding of dementia, raise awareness of the Alzheimer’s Society and the vital support that they provide on both a national and local level. We hope that supporting this campaign will help to break down barriers, and help people in our local area who may be worried about dementia to come forward and seek support.”
Visit the Alzheimer’s Society website to find out more about the campaign and how you can get involved.