To celebrate the first anniversary of the inauguration of the first 50 Purple Angel Ambassadors a Global Day of Action is planned. This will involve all Purple Angel Ambassadors and volunteers globally ( 28 different countries!), visiting as many local businesses and retailers as possible with copies of the 'Guide to Understanding Dementia' document. Do you want to help us on this Day of Action even if you can only spare an hour or two? Please contact…Find out more »
Bristol Dementia Action Alliance presents another roadshow “Is Bristol a Dementia Friendly City” Where: The Southville Centre, Beauley Rd Bristol, BS3 1QG When: Thursday 20th November 2014 Time 10.00. – 14.00. Guest Speaker: “Norms” McNamara Co – Founder of The Purple Angel Also attended by The Lord Mayor of Bristol Contributors & Stalls: By some of those caring for people with Dementia and their carers Plus a “Dementia Friends” session enabling you to become Dementia…Find out more »
Our 3rd Bristol Dementia Friends Champions Conference will be held at Westbury Baptist Church, Reedley Road, Bristol, BS9 3TD on Tuesday 22nd September from 13.00. - 15.00. All champions are welcome to this event. Car park is at rear of building or there’s usually plenty of on street parking.Find out more »
On 22nd September 2015, a third Dementia Friends Champions Conference will be held at Westbury Baptist Church. All champions are welcome to this event, which will take place between 13.00. and 15.00. Address of venue is Westbury Baptist Church Reedley Rd, Bristol BS9 3TD. Car park is at rear of building or there’s usually plenty of on street parking.Find out more »
This event will take place on Friday 16th October from 09.30. – 13.00. and will feature in Bristol’s “Healthy City Week” The venue is Westbury Baptist Church, Reedley Rd,, Bristol, BS9 3TD. Car park is at rear of building or there’s usually plenty of on street parking. The event will be led by Rev. Gaynor Hammond who has written several books on caring for the elderly, including “How to be a Dementia Friendly Church”. Bishop Mike, Bishop of Bristol, will…Find out more »
Following on from the “How to be a Dementia Friendly Church” event, a new Memory Café will open at Westbury Baptist Church. The café will be open from 14.00. – 16.00. on the first Friday of each month starting on Friday 6th November. It will be open to all, but will concentrate its activities on carers and people with Dementia. We need volunteers to help in running it – so is that something you could do? If so, a Training…Find out more »
Free Dementia Friendly Business Workshop An Invitation If dementia were a city, it would be the third largest in the UK. With a population of around 850,000 that’s a city more than twice the size of Bristol. It’s a fact that people with dementia live in all of our communities. They and their carers are potentially in your work force and they are definitely among those who are your clients and customers. That’s why dementia is your business. By undertaking…Find out more »
BDAA has now been registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation. To celebrate this milestone in our journey, and to celebrate our third birthday, we are holding a celebration event at Westbury Baptist Church. We have several speakers including Norms McNamara (Co-Founder of the Purple Angel Campaign), Hilary Doxford (World Dementia Council member) and others, We will also have stalls run by various care agencies. There will also be a bit of fun including Singing for the Brain and Zumba! The event…Find out more »
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Here are some local organisations which can help:
Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service: If someone you know is affected by dementia contact the Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service for advice here
Bristol City Council has advice for people who are vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak.
If you, a family member or a neighbour and need help with shopping or other essential tasks, or are feeling isolated:
Alzheimer’s Society Bristol have advice on their web page here.
Call their helpline Dementia Connect on: 0333 150 3456
You can also join in their online forum called Talking Point.
Age UK Bristol have developed a support hub during the COVID-19 outbreak, click here to access this.