About Us

Building the future

Dementia Friendly Keighley is playing a vital role in creating such a supportive community and awareness of dementia, by working towards becoming a dementia friendly community.

Dementia Friendly Keighley is a registered charity with a trustee board supported by project workers and invaluable volunteers. To find out more about dementia communities  WATCH VIDEO

FInd out more about Dementia Friendly Keighley and see how you can get involved..  CLICK HERE

What's On

Find out what dementia support, activities, events and groups are available locally


Find out how you can volunteer or actively support the sub-committees


Find out about the next fundraising event and how you can donate

Dementia Friends

Find out how you can become a dementia friend or dementia champion

Recognition Award

Supporting organisations, businesses and community projects to join our pledge in helping to make Keighley more dementia friendly.

Respite & Reminiscence

Find out about the weekly drop-in sessions for people living with dementia


Find out about the communties and support for people living with dementia
AGM 28/01/2020 – Reflection of 2019
AGM 25/01/2018 – Reflection of 2017



Treasurer’s Report


Review of the Year

Office Stats

Focus for the next Year

Other presentations/reports relevant to each AGM

What are Dementia Communities?

Are you living with dementia? Do you feel supported in your community?  What might the future hold?  How can things be better

our people

Please meet the Dementia Friendly Keighley Team

Jan Smithies


Julie Lintern

DFK Manager

Christine Highley

Trustee / Secretary

Rod Tickner


Nichola Williams

Support worker

Andrew Makin


Diane Thundercliffe


Hannah Lindsey

Projects Advisor

Helen Charters

Information & Support Co-ordinator

Roy Williams

Project Worker

Shomana Begum

Inclusivity Worker

Emma Gibson

Group and Volunteer Support Officer

Tim Hoggarth

Media & Connections Officer

Patrick Waddington

Trustee / Treasurer

Janet Crouch


Baldev Singh Chaggar



Susan Gledhill Keighley Area Committee  –  Paul Smithson Alzheimer’s Society
Paul Stephens Community Action Bradford – Christine Gleave Carers Resource 
Christine Robinson – Community Mental Health Team

supporting partners

Dementia Friendly Keighley success is largely due to its supporting partners listed here below. A huge thankyou for making this possible

Let’s Start Something new Say Hello!

Get in touch to say hello, share your experience, ask for what support is out there or offer some time to volunteer for Dementia Friendly Keighley.

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