Dementia awareness sessions and memory café launched

Southern Brooks Community Partnership has launched two new initiatives aimed at making Patchway a better place for people with dementia and their carers to live. Following the launch of the Patchway Dementia Action Alliance in September, monthly dementia awareness sessions are being staged at various venues in the town and a monthly ‘memory café’ is being held at the Casson Centre. Dementia Awareness

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Launch of Patchway Dementia Action Alliance

Local businesses and organisations will publicly pledge their support to make Patchway a dementia friendly community at Coniston Community Centre on Friday (20th September). The event, which runs from 10am to 1.30pm, will mark the launch of the Patchway Dementia Action Alliance. The occasion will see over 60 key people representing businesses, statutory services, and community and voluntary organisations, as

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Views sought on future of Patchway Clinic

Thursday’s Safer and Stronger meeting to hear presentation from NHS representative Local people are being invited to share their views on the future of Patchway Clinic in Thirlmere Road [map] following rumours that it might be closed after some of the services it offers were transferred to the new Patchway (Severnvale) Hub. The Hub, which opened in September 2011, brings

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