Projects

Would you like to get involved?

DFK offer support to local communities by working with local partners and local community leaders to help Keighley become a more dementia friendly community. DFK have also been successful in applying for funds and delivering projects in the local community.

This page provides a summary of the projects and if you would like to find out more, contact DFK on 07452 773788 or email us: info@dementiafriendlykeighley.org.uk.

 

BME Communities

Over the past 12 months Roy has followed a journey bringing awareness of Dementia to ethnic minority communities in Keighley and beyond. Roy’s personal target for NEW Dementia friends was 250, however this has been exceeded and to date Roy has gained an impressive 346 NEW Dementia Friends!

People who are interested in taking part in one of the DFK sessions
or getting involved in working towards becoming more Dementia friendly can get in touch with Roy on 07846 341543.

Visit Roy’s Blog posts here to follow his journey :

Embrace Project

Dementia Friendly Keighley have been working with Catholic Care on a project called Embrace to offer age specific dementia awareness sessions to local primary and secondary schools. The sessions were enjoyable and interactive with the children understanding the concept of supporting older people in their families. Click on this link for further information ↓

The project also made a Making Memories film and this can be viewed by clicking here: