On Monday 20th May, consultation begins on the Lambeth Dementia Action Alliance plans for Lambeth to become a dementia friendly borough. There are events in Lambeth throughout the week of 20th – 26th May in support of Dementia Awareness Week
Monday 20 May
- 1pm: Alzheimer’s Society talk at Carers 4 Carers (at we are 336)
- 30-12 noon: Bluebird Care visiting Magnolia Café Lambeth Pier, London SE1 7SG
Tuesday 21 May
- 2pm to 4pm Alzheimer’s Society info stall at Streatham Library
- 8pm: Alzheimer’s Society talk at Italian Ladies Club at Scalabrini Church Brixton
Wednesday 22 May
- 10.30-3pm: Awareness Day, Guy’s Hospital
- 10 am- 3 pm: Dementia Awareness Stand in Ground Floor Foyer Golden Jubilee Wing, Kings College Hospital, in collaboration with the local Alzheimer’s Society and Denmark Hill Dementia and Delirium Team and SLAM Memory Service
- 10 am- 12 noon: Bluebird Care visiting Lingham Court extra care scheme
Thursday 23 May
- 30- 12 noon: Dementia Awareness session for Lambeth staff at the Civic Centre in Brixton
- 30am-3pm: Awareness Day, St Thomas’ Hospital
Friday 24 May
- 11am: Dementia Friendly screening of Love Me Or Leave Me ( starring James Cagney and Doris Day) at West Norwood Library and Picturehouse
- 2pm: Alzheimer’s Society talk at Chinese Community Association
- All day: Alzheimer’s Society info stall at West Norwood Library and Picturehouse
For more information
- Dementia is the broad term used to describe a number of different conditions affecting the brain, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and more. For information about the different kinds of dementia, see the Alzheimers Societry’s information pages.
- Dementia Action Week 20 -26 MayAs well as events in Lambeth, there is a national programme of events organised by the Alzheimers Society, including a campaign to get people starting a conversation, with a video featuring children talking to people with Alzheimers, a downloadable book on how to get the conversation started and what not to say to someone with dementia.
- National Dementia Helpline 0300 222 11 22 Our helpline advisers are here for you.