A community event to raise awareness and understanding of dementia

Alison Ward, Michelle Pyer, Jackie Parkes, Ruth Hughes-Rowland

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Abstract

A short article on the development and running of two Memory Days by the ‘Dementia Friendly Community of Practice‘ (CoP) for Northamptonshire. In order to raise dementia awareness in the county, a memory day was run at the Grosvenor Centre in Northampton, which aimed to engage with the general public and businesses to highlight the work of local organisations who provide services for people with dementia, their families and carers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-19
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Dementia Care
Volume26
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

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Keywords

  • Dementia
  • Community
  • Memory day
  • Awareness

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Ward, Alison ; Pyer, Michelle ; Parkes, Jackie ; Hughes-Rowland, Ruth. / A community event to raise awareness and understanding of dementia. In: Journal of Dementia Care. 2018 ; Vol. 26, No. 2. pp. 18-19.
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A community event to raise awareness and understanding of dementia. / Ward, Alison; Pyer, Michelle; Parkes, Jackie; Hughes-Rowland, Ruth.

In: Journal of Dementia Care, Vol. 26, No. 2, 01.03.2018, p. 18-19.

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