Celebrating Patchway Becoming Dementia Friendly
Patchway Community College
Thursday July 17th 4pm—5.30 pm
Patchway has been leading the way in South Gloucestershire’s response to the global challenge of dementia. Commissioned by South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, Southern Brooks Community Partnership has been delivering work to make Patchway a better place for people living with dementia. This work will inform work soon to start across South Gloucestershire.
The event will be a celebration of the work, with Peter Bagshaw, Clinical Lead of South Glos Clinical Commissioning group speaking about the importance of the work, and personal stories from people involved – from local businesses, to Memory café volunteers & the local GP. The highlight of the event will be the premier of a film made with Year 8 from Patchway Community College about dementia.
Achievements being celebrated include:
Setting up of Patchway Memory Cafe a bi-monthly social space for people living with dementia,
Signing up 60+ organisations to Patchway Dementia Action Alliance, each pledging to take at least one action to make themselves more dementia friendly.
Delivering 25 dementia awareness sessions, reaching 200+ people.
Year 8 at Patchway Community College learning about dementia in their PSHE lessons, and 6 pupils making an film about dementia with Patchway Community College.
Press opportunities: interviews with speakers & photos of the event
Booking is essential: please use www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celebrating-patchway-becoming-a-dementia-friendly-community-tickets-11858504105