Have fun in H&F’s Dementia Action Week
Next week is Dementia Action Week and we are partnering with the Hammersmith & Fulham Dementia Action Alliance to hold events across the borough – and you’re invited.
“Dementia Action Week is a great way of highlighting the activities and support here in H&F”, said Cllr Ben Coleman, Deputy Leader of Hammersmith & Fulham Council.
“With the number of H&F residents living with dementia predicted to increase by 42 per cent by 2030, we’re working hard with local residents, families, carers and the NHS to make H&F a dementia-friendly community.”
H&F Council’s Dementia Strategy aims to increase diagnosis rates, offer a range of dementia-specific and inclusive activities, reduce social isolation, and make sure that people get clear and accessible information and support.
To learn more about what’s on offer locally for people living with dementia, and their families and carers, please email Peggy Coles of the Dementia Action Alliance on Peggy@hfdaa.org
You can also support residents living with dementia in H&F by becoming a Dementia Friend – it only takes a minute. Please use the Hammersmith & Fulham code ‘LBH21413’ and postcode ‘W6 8DA’ when registering.
Dementia Week activities
Monday 15 May
2pm-3pm: Dementia-friendly tennis session
Outdoor short tennis session run by the Queens Club Foundation for older residents, including those with dementia. All welcome. Book your place here or email Kate.Maurici@queensclubfoundation.co.uk
Queens Club Foundation
Bishops Park, SW6
Tuesday 16 May
11am-1pm: Tuesday Club’s memory café
Part of a new network of memory cafes in H&F running every week where people with dementia and their family and carers can come to share experiences, get information, chat and do activities for brain health. All welcome. You can find out more about our Tuesday Club here.
Elgin Resource Centre
1-3 Elgin Close, W12 9NH
11.30am-12.30pm: Dance with Dementia
Join us for a free dance class with DanceWest. All abilities welcome.
Sands End Arts & Community Centre
Peterborough Road, SW6 3EZ
Thursday 18 May
6pm start, ‘eyes down’ at 7pm: Dinner and Bingo
Dinner cooked and served by students from Godolphin & Latymer School followed by our weekly Thursday bingo session (£1 a game). This event will be dementia-friendly, with refreshments provided throughout. All welcome.
Earls Court Community Hub
1a Aisgill Avenue, W14 9NF
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