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Dementia Friendly Barnsley

Welcome to the Dementia Friendly Barnsley Web page sponsored through the Mayor's Charity 2016-2017- Cllr Linda Burgess and developed by the 
Multi-Agency Dementia Group.  Photos above kindly supplied by John Kirk

Dementia Multi-Agency Group Core Members

Angela Tredgett (previous Carer Rep)

Derek Brown (Carer Rep)

Margaret Baker (Carer Rep)

Councillor Linda Burgess (Carers Representative)

Shiv Bhurtun (BMBC Adult Joint Commissioning)

Tracy Leach  (BMBC Public Health)

Viv Williams (BMBC Adult Joint Commissioning)

Cath Magee (Making Space)

South Yorkshire Housing

Andrew Stones (Memory Service)

Christine Key (Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance and note taker)

Anne Simmons (Alzheimer’s Society)

Gill Carr  (South Yorkshire Dementia Action Alliances)

Margaret Mason (BIADS)

Berneslai Homes

Marie Hoyle (CCG)

Debbie Lindley (BMBC)

Elaine Equeall  (BMBC)

Victoria Faxon-Wastnage (Barnsley Hospital)

Wendy Roper  (BMBC)

Crossroads         

Age UK

 

 

 

This web page is a place where you can find events and activities, as well as information, support and services in Barnsley.

If you are worried about memory loss/dementia, it is important to see your GP in the first instance for an assessment.

 

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b.friend Social Club

Weekly social club for older people. We do a range of activities, something different each week. From singing and dancing to guest speakers, arts & crafts to brain teasing quizzes. Tea and coffee provided.

b.friend Social Club

b.friend charity.

Every Monday 10am - 12pm at the Rainbow Centre on Houghton Rd, Thurnscoe S63 0JY.

Call Jenny on 07895 725377 or email info@letsbfriend.org.uk

                                                       jenny.wort@letsbfriend.org.uk

Visit our website  https://www.letsbfriend.org.uk

 

 

Take Me There >

Golden Memories Café

Monday’s at St Andrews Community Centre, Hoyland, Barnsley S74 9AD.  10.30 am until 12 noon.

The group enjoy a range of activities such as, gentle exercise, bingo, seasonal activities, and refreshments.

Golden Memories Café

Contact Details are the Scheme Manager Angela Dawber on 07802853615. The group enjoy a range of activities such as, gentle exercise, bingo, seasonal activities, and refreshments.

 

MONK BRETTON DEMENTIA CAFE

Every Monday 10.00 - 1.00, for people with dementia and their carers

MONK BRETTON DEMENTIA CAFE

Come along and meet new friends, enjoy a cuppa with a slice of toast and a chocolate biscuit, our friendly staff will be on hand for any advice needed.  You will find us at Silverdale Drive Community centre, Monk Bretton.  Please contact us on 01226 280057 if you would like anymore information.

Dementia specific services

 

Crossroads Care

Crossroads Care

Crossroads Care helps carers to have a break by providing one to one support with caring in the home

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Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance

Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance

The Alliance Barnsley is working hard to make Barnsley dementia friendly

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Barnsley Carers Service

Barnsley Carers Service

Introducing your new Barnsley Carers Service, here to support you in your caring role, help you to stay connected in your community and give you balance in your life.

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Memory Service

Memory Service

Provides a single point of access for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of people with memory problems.

Find out more

Our News:

REMINDER - Dementia Law Clinic

Are you or someone you care for living with Dementia and have legal concerns? We are working with The University of Manchester to offer FREE legal advice to help you live well with dementia. One hour Skype sessions on 25 Feb, 25 March and 29 April 2019 are available. To discuss, please contact 01226 288772 or BarnsleyCarers@makingspace.co.uk

 

REMINDER - Dementia Law Clinic

Our News:

Dementia Friendly Barnsley Webpage

We’re delighted to report that our webpage has now had over FIVE THOUSAND hits.  We hope you’re all finding it useful and helpful.

 

Dementia Friendly Barnsley Webpage

Our News:

Barnsley DAA

Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance is a volunteer and community led group, which supports people living with dementia to live in their own home and community as independently as possible, by asking businesses and community groups to become dementia friendly. If this is something that you would be interested in helping with, please contact Christine on 07552 614652 or  christinekey@yahoo.co.uk

 

Barnsley DAA

Our News:

Grants available

Are you a community group or organisation needing help towards a project? If so, Barnsley Carers Service may be able to help.  We are offering a grant of up to £1000 towards a project that meets with the carers strategy aims. For more information about the carers strategy aims and if you meet this criteria, please contact Barnsley Carers Service on 01226 288772 or BarnsleyCarers@makingspace.co.uk 

 

Grants available

Our News:

Grants for Carers

Are you a carer in need of a little treat for yourself?  If so one of our Carers Grants may be just the thing for you. If you are a carer, living in the Barnsley area and over the age of 18 you may be eligble for up to £250. This is for you as a carer and can be used for things like hobbies, day trips, pamper days, educational course, driving lessons or equipment to enhance your caring role. For further information please contact us 01226 288772 or BarnsleyCarers@makingspace.co.uk

 

 

Grants for Carers

Our News:

Dementia friendly initiative

Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance is pleased to introduce the North East as the borough's first dementia friendly area council.  The chair of the DAA, supported by Age UK Barnsley has encouraged businesses in Cudworth to become dementia friendly, evidenced by the forget me not stickers displayed in windows. If you would like to help or be involved, please contact Barnsley DAA on 07552 614652 or christinekey@yahoo.co.uk

Dementia friendly initiative

Our News:

Dementia Law Clinic

Are you or someone you care for living with Dementia and have legal concerns? We are working with The University of Manchester to offer FREE legal advice to help you live well with dementia. One hour Skype sessions on 25 Feb, 25 March and 29 April 2019 are available. To discuss, please contact 01226 288772 or BarnsleyCarers@makingspace.co.uk

Dementia Law Clinic

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Age UK Barnsley entitlements assistance

Winter is here!!!!  Are you claiming all your entitlements??

WE CAN CHECK YOUR BENEFITS

If you live in Barnsley and are over 65

We offer a FREE consultation with one of our experts.

Phone today on 01226  776825

 

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Age UK Barnsley entitlements assistance

Our News:

Dementia Friendly Barnsley website poster

A poster has been generated and circulated to Barnsley's GP practices, to raise awareness of the website and the dementia friendly services available throughout Barnsley.  See if you can spot the full version complete with images in your local surgery!

 

Dementia Friendly Barnsley website poster

Our News:

The Multi-Agency Dementia Group Carers event

In October the Multi-Agency Dementia Group held a second workshop with Service providers and Carers of people with dementia.  The event was well attended and further developments of the brand new Dementia Support Plan were achieved.  Work is continuing on this and further updates will be provided.

 

The Multi-Agency Dementia Group Carers event

Our News:

Tesco's Dementia Friendy 'check out' in Penistone

Tesco Supermarket in Penistone opened its first dementia friendly checkout with help from Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance and Making Space. To find out more contact Christine on  07552 614652 or e-mail christinekey@yahoo.co.uk  

 

Tesco's Dementia Friendy 'check out' in Penistone

Our News:

Well Done to Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance

Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance (BDAA) has signed up every GP Practice in Barnsley as a dementia friendly organisation.   If you want to find out more, or volunteer for the BDAA, follow the link to find out more

find out more

Well Done to Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance

Our News:

Power of Attorney

Under a new Government scheme, those who paid a registration fee for a Lasting Power of Attorney between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017 can apply for a partial refund as they were charged more than was necessary find out how here

find out more

 

 

Power of Attorney

Our News:

The Multi-Agency Dementia Group

The Multi-Agency Dementia Group held a workshop with Carers of people with dementia in March and the group agreed to support the development of a brand new  Dementia Co-operation Plan to support the person with dementia to live well.  Work is being done on this and updates will be given.

The Multi-Agency Dementia Group
Life Story Network

Life Story Network

New training resources

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The Sound doctor

The Sound doctor

The Sound Doctor Library includes over 280 films covering 6 conditions so far and is constantly growing to support our members.

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Live Well Barnsley

Live Well Barnsley

Welcome to Live Well Barnsley, a place where you can find information about help and support services within the borough to help you look after yourself, stay independent and get involved in your community.

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Young Dementia Network

Young Dementia Network

A network for younger peopole living with dementia

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Dementia Support

Dementia Support

We recognise the important role families and carers can play in helping to improve patient wellbeing and experience

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Glorious Opportunities

Glorious Opportunities

Short video clips of coping strategies for carers of people with dementia

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Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research

Welcome to Join Dementia Research, a place to register your interest in participating in dementia research.

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Carers Direct Helpline

Carers Direct Helpline

Call the Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053 if you need help with your caring role and want to talk to someone

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b:Friend

b:Friend

Not exclusively for people living with dementia but anyone over the age of 65. Repeat events, every Monday 10am-12pm at Thurnscoe Social Club and every Wednesday 10am-12pm at Bolton on Dearne Social Club.   Weekly Social Club for all older neighbours. Pop-in for a cuppa, a natter and take part in our wide-ranging activities including dance, music, quiz, creative crafts and eating cake! b:Friend host a weekly Social Club for all older neighbours to come together and enjoy a few hours of community events and cake! Our sessions vary from dancing and singing, to poetry recitals and creative writing, making bird boxes and baking. No two weeks are the same but the main thing we focus on is fun and friendships! No need to book - just come along and see what you think.  

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Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society

Provides information and practical guidance to help you understand dementia, cope with day-to-day challenges and prepare for the future

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Age UK Barnsley

Age UK Barnsley

A local charity supporting older people. Our information and advice service is available and used by older people with dementia and our social isolation projects (depending on area) can offer support to get out and about or befriending at home. Our range of groups and classes are for all older people and are dementia friendly.  

Find out more
BIADS

BIADS

BIADS is an organisation formed by Barnsley people to provide support to those who have any form of dementia and their families and friends

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Butterflies Dementia Support and Activities Group Barnsley

Butterflies Dementia Support and Activities Group Barnsley

Butterflies offers regular events, activities, a weekly lunch club and tea dances.  Everyone welcome. We also do monthly day trips and twice yearly mini holidays.

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Since our web page has started, we have hosted 258 events, with 131 events still to come. 

Thank you for visiting. If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please contact any of our Dementia Champions within a Barnsley GP Practice. You can find a GP practice by clicking here:

GP Dementia Champions

Apollo Court Medical Centre (Dodworth)

01226 208999

Ashville Medical Practice (Kendray)

01226 216000

BHF Brierley

01226 711278

BHF Goldthorpe

01709 886311

BHF Highgate Surgery (Grimethorpe)

01226 707414

BHF Highgate Surgery (Shafton)

01226 712961

BHF Lundwood Practice

01226 240388

Caxton House Surgery (Grimethorpe)

01226 711228

Caxton House Surgery (The Cudworth Centre)

01226 707293

Craven & Partners (Royston)

861529 516 | 01226 722314

Darton Health Centre

814130 673 | 01226 219123

Dearne Valley Group Practice (Thurnscoe)

01709 886354

Dr Mellor & Partners (Garland House)

01226 759622

Dr Mellor & Partners (Woodgrove Surgery)

01709 763400

Grimethorpe Surgery

01226 716809

Grimethorpe Surgery (The Cudworth Centre)

01226 707110

Hill Brow (Rotherham Road)

01226 282587

Hill Brow Surgery (Staincross)

01226 383131

Hollygreen (Oakhaven)

01226 273888

Hollygreen Practice (Thurnscoe)

01709 886490

Hoyland First Practice

01226 743221

Hoyland Medical Practice

01226 355800

Hoyland Medical Practice (High Green)

0114 2846722

Huddersfield Road (Barugh Green)

01226 384505

Huddersfield Road (Barugh Green)

01226 384505

Huddersfield Road (Barugh Green)

01226 384505

Huddersfield Road Surgery (Barnsley)

01226 203420

Kingswell Surgery (Penistone)

01226 765300

Lakeside Surgery (Goldthorpe)

01709 886360

Lundwood Medical Centre

0345 122 7269

Lundwood Medical Centre (Monk Bretton)

0345 122 7698

Lundwood Medical Centre (The Cudworth Centre)

0345 122 7281

Monk Bretton Health Centre

01226 771707

Park Grove Surgery (Barnsley)

01226 704343

Park grove Surgery (Cope Street)

01226 246829

Park Grove Surgery (Roundhouse)

01226 720220

Penistone Group (Silkstone)

01226 791036

Penistone Group (Thurgoland)

0114 283 7000

Penistone Group Practice

01226 762424

Royston Group Practice

01226 700400

St George's Medical Centre (Barnsley)

01226 720207

The Dove Valley Practice (Gold Street)

01226 731298

The Dove Valley Practice (Worsbrough)

01226 648150

The Goldthorpe Centre

The Grove (Birdwell)

01226 748412

The Grove (Brampton)

01226 752521

The Grove Medical Practice (Barnsley)

01226 288651

The Kakoty Practice (Sheffield Road)

0345 122 0809

The Kakoty Practice (Worsbrough Centre)

3451220819

The Rose Tree (Monk Bretton)

01226 707281

The Rose Tree Practice (Cudworth)

01226 707120

Victoria Medical Centre (Barnsley)

01226 282758

Wombwell Medical Centre

01226 752470

Wombwell Practice - Chapelfield

01226 752361

Woodland Drive (Roundhouse)

01226 282535

Woodland Drive Medical Centre (Barnsley)

01226 282535