Come along and find out about the support on offer to those living with dementia, their families and carers at an event at Court Hey Park on Wednesday, 23 May.
The Dementia Action Week event between 11am and 2pm will feature a range of activities, as well as help and advice services to support those affected by dementia. Attractions include ‘aromatouch’ taster massage treatments, demonstrations of Telecare Assistive Technology aids and advice from Admiral Nurses, information about the services provided at the council’s Resource Centres for older people, Alzheimer’s Society, the police and fire services.
There will also be refreshments, a cake stall and Memory Walks led by the Green Space Ranger Service around Court Hey Park starting at 11am and 12.30pm. All donations will go towards Alzheimer’s Society and Dementia UK.
The event has been organised as part of Dementia Action Week, 21-27 May, which calls on people to take action to improve the everyday lives of those affected by dementia.
Knowsley Council is working with partners, businesses and the local community to develop a strategy to make Knowsley a dementia friendly borough by 2020. And we want to hear your views on how we can make this happen. To complete the survey, visit the council’s website.