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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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Thurnscoe Social Club - b:Friend

This event is not exclusively for people living with dementia but anyone over the age of 65.

Weekly Social Club for all older neighbours. Pop-in for a cuppa, a natter and take part in our wide-ranging activities.

Every Monday 10am-12pm.<

Thurnscoe Social Club - b:Friend

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.

This event is not exclusively for people living with dementia but anyone over the age of 65.

Repeat event, every Monday 10am-12pm

 

 

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Dementia specific services

 

Memory Service

Memory Service

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

Find out more
Crossroads Care

Crossroads Care

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

Find out more
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

Find out more
Barnsley Carers Service

Barnsley Carers Service

New 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.

Find out more

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
Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance

Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance

The Alliance Barnsley is working hard to make Barnsley dementia friendly

Find out more
Butterflies Support and Activities Group

Butterflies Support and Activities Group

Butterflies offers regular events, activities, a weekly lunch club and tea dances.  Everyone welcome

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

Find out more
Life Story Network

Life Story Network

New training resources

Find out more
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.

Find out more
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.

Find out more
Young Dementia Network

Young Dementia Network

A network for younger peopole living with dementia

Find out more
Dementia Support

Dementia Support

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

Find out more
Glorious Opportunities

Glorious Opportunities

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

Find out more
Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research

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

Find out more
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

Find out more
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.  

Find out more

Since our web page has started, we have hosted 159 events, with 8 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