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Dawn and David – Their Story

Dawn and David – Their Story

My husband David was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease 6 years ago when he was 56. When Covid-19 struck David was at a care assessment unit where his needs were to be assessed for possible permanent placement in a care home. David had been in the home for...

Arts & Craft Club – New 8 Week Programme!

Arts & Craft Club – New 8 Week Programme!

31st  March for 8 weeks:  “Would you like to join a friendly, local art and craft group that welcomes new members living with Dementia, and their friends, family and carers? A new 8 week programme begins Tuesday 31st March, 10:30am - 12noon. Run by Gemma Hobbs in The...

Celebrate with Us – Our New Home

Celebrate with Us – Our New Home

“We are a friendly, local art and craft group that welcomes new members living with Dementia and their carers. Join us for a special project (10th March) as we make artwork to celebrate the opening of Dementia Friendly Keighley’s new home! For more information or to...

Dementia Friends – Personal Target

Dementia Friends – Personal Target

Working towards reaching all sectors of the local community to become dementia friendly by raising awareness, increasing understanding and fostering inclusivity. ROYS PERSONAL TARGET 250 - Friends So Far 220

Polish Community Centre

Polish Community Centre

Another successful Dementia Friends Information session at the Polish Community Centre in Bradford on 10th October 2018, making 25 friends and taking my personal total well beyond the 200 mark and ever closer to my annual target of 250...

St. Andrews School

St. Andrews School

Stacie Green is the Art Teacher in this school and runs a parents group for members of the Highfield community in Keighley…(12 friends)

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We will be back in the Centre from Monday!

We have followed guidance from Public Health to ensure we can reopen safely. Our activity groups will be starting again soon, adhering to COVID safety. Watch this space.

It will look and feel different but we will be together again.

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Dementia friendly communities and groups such as Dementia Friendly Keighley are playing a vital role in the creating such a supportive community.