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Dementia Awareness Drop-in Day

Date: Tuesday 22 May 2018     Time:- 10:00
Summary: Charnwood Mill, Sileby Road
Details:

Members of the public, patients and their families and carers are invited to find out more about dementia on Tuesday, May 22.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is hosting a drop-in day on the theme of dementia awareness.

The event takes place between 10:00am and 4:00pm at:

Charnwood Mill,
Charnwood Mill,
Sileby Road,
Barrow-upon-Soar,
Loughborough,
LE12 8LR

It falls within the national Dementia Awareness Week.

As well as the public and those living with dementia, the event will be of interest to NHS staff and other professionals.

Groups which have confirmed they will attend so far include:
• Dementia UK
• Voluntary Action South Leicestershire
• The Purple Angel Dementia Campaign
• Alzheimer’s Society
• Young Onset Dementia Service (LPT)
• Young Onset Dementia app (LPT/LHIS).

Clinical education lead Debbie Leafe said: “Come along to find out what services and support are available from the NHS and third sector in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This event is aimed at professionals, people with dementia, and their families/carers.”

Admission and parking are free, and tea and cake will be provided to visitors.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust runs two inpatient wards for up to 21 men and 21 women who have moderate to advanced dementia. Our community teams also support patients in clinics, their own homes or care homes. We have a specialised Young Onset Dementia team which works with patients under the age of 65.

Our memory service carries out tests to diagnose whether an individual has dementia, and if so what type it is.

For more information about the event, contact

Debbie.Leafe@leicspart.nhs.uk , phone 07748 791434.

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Last Updated. 05-October-2017 By admin