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Dementia Action Week 2024



Dementia Action Week is fast approaching. This year is taking place from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 of May. This is an opportunity to raise awareness about the condition, have conversations about dementia and get up to date with what’s happening in the borough too.

Age UK Richmond’s Dementia Friendly Communities Richmond (DFCR) will be especially active on Wednesday 15 May raising awareness and providing information to the community at this free to attend "Pop-up Dementia Information Day" event at Patch, Twickenham, 42 York St, TW1 3BW.

Pop-up Information Dementia Day:

  • Pop in for tea, cake and a chat with us
  • Learn about the condition and how best to support someone with dementia
  • Hear about the work of Dementia Friendly Communities Richmond
  • Tell us what you want from a dementia inclusive borough
  • Talk to Dementia Advisors from the Alzheimer’s Society

Schedule of the day so you can plan your pop-in visit:

10.30-10.45am: Introduction from Age UK Richmond and Dementia Friendly Communities Richmond

10.45-11.15am: Alzheimer's Society talk and Questions & Answers

11.15-12pm: Dementia Friends Information Session delivered by Alzheimer's Society Ambassador

12-12.15pm: Ba Duan Jin exercises from home care provider Visiting Angels

12.45-1.15pm: Brighter Together discuss their intergenerational work

1.15-1.30pm: Find Better Care talk about The Mental Capacity Act

1.30-2pm: Making Richmond more dementia friendly: discussion with Kew Gardens, Visit Richmond, Hounslow and Richmond Community Health and other Dementia Friendly Community Richmond members.

This event is free to attend, however we recommend pre-booking via our Eventbrite site here.