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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!
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.
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 email@example.com
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
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
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.