Monday, April 29, 2024

Town is now officially dementia friendly


        * The Dementia Friendly group proudly display their accreditation. 

The steering group aiming to have Llangollen recognised as age and dementia friendly says it is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded accreditation by the North Wales Partnership Board as a Dementia Friendly Community with a commitment to take action and improve the lives of people affected by the condition. 

Group chair Angela Williams said: “The group will be outside the town hall entrance with information on dementia during Dementia Awareness week on Tuesday May 14, between 10am and 2pm, and Monday May 13, same times, outside Llangollen Health Centre. 

“Come along and chat to us we will have lots of information on dementia, dementia awareness training and all available help. 

“Becky from Nature for Health will be with us on the Tuesday and the wonderful Ruth Moore Williams with stories and music. 

“We have a carers group who meet monthly. Their next group is on May 9 at 2pm in the Hand Hotel a speaker from the North East Wales Carers Information Service (NEWCIS) is attending that meeting to share lots of information for carers. Please look on our Facebook page for details of various events,  or contact John on 07515051696. 

“Let's make Llangollen a happy friendly knowledgeable place for those living with dementia and older people to live and visit.”

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