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Dementia Action Week – Brecon Events

May 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Brecon Guildhall
High Street
Brecon LD3 7AL
Joan Brown
Dementia Action Week - Brecon Events @ Brecon Guildhall

Dementia Action Week will take place between the 20th – 26th May, 2019 the goal of which is to encourage people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia, working to create a dementia-friendly UK where those with dementia do not feel excluded. During Dementia Action Week, everyone will be encouraged to undertake
actions, whether large or small, to help make everyday life better for those with dementia. Across the UK a range of fundraising events will also be taking place Locally, the Brecon Area Dementia Friendly Community will be holding a multi-agency information and advice day at the Brecon Guildhall on Wednesday 22nd May from 10am to 3.30pm. A range of agencies will be attending, including:Emergency Services, Credu, Age Cymru Powys,
PAVO, Alzheimer’s Society, Brecon Surgery. Children from local schools who are involved in inter-agency projects with local care homes and Arosfa Day Centre will also be there showcasing some of their work with people living with dementia, and there will be an opportunity for visitors to share some activities with the children. Refreshments will
be available throughout the day. During the week, local Dementia Friends Champions
will be delivering Dementia Awareness sessions in Brecon Surgery and in Mount Street Juniors and Talgarth Primary Schools. The group is also holding a fundraising bag packing session on Saturday 25th May at Morrison’s store. All money raised is used
to support projects involving those living with dementia and their carers.

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