The team and residents at a Sanctuary Care home in Stourport-on-Severn are embarking on a mission to make their local community as dementia friendly as possible.
People from the local community are being invited to Ravenhurst Residential Care Home on Lickhill Road North, to learn all about the small things they can do to make a big difference to the lives of people living with dementia.
The home will host three free dementia friends sessions from 6.30pm to 8pm on:
- Monday 18 June
- Monday 9 July
- Thursday 26 July
The home are hosting a Dementia Friends sessions, an Alzheimer’s Society initiative that will not only provide people with an understanding of dementia but also show the easy ways to turn understanding into action to support those living with dementia.
Home manager, Andrew Green said: “There is still such a stigma associated with the subject, despite so many people living with dementia – we are ready to quash this.
“We hope that our local community will join us in learning more about how to support someone living with, or caring for someone with dementia at our free sessions. We are looking forward to meeting you.”
Light refreshments will also be provided.
For those wishing to attend, the address is:Ravenhurst Residential Care Home, 21 Lickhill Road North, Stourport-on-Severn DY13 8RU.