"Dementia Awareness in our communities"

About: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / Mental Health Services for Older People – Inpatient

(as a staff member),

Communities of Interest for BME

Dementia Awareness in our communities

Members of the Catholic community met up on a wet and windy November night at Sacred Heart Church on Carlton Hill to find out about dementia awareness. Imagine our surprise when we found the room full to capacity! Trust staff were on hand to meet people individually to offer a friendly chat, guidance and advice.

Deacon Anthony O’Sullivan and Father Dolan will invite the group back in the future to share more about the work of the Community of Interest.

For more information on how to join the BME (black minority, ethnic) Community of Interest

Contact: angelafoster@nottshc.nhs.uk Tel: 01623 785427

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Response from Helen Smith, AHP lead, Mental health services for older people, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

This sounds like it was a very successful event. The Community of Interest are a very proactive group and are raisng the awareness and understanding of dementia across the communities in Nottinghamshire. Angela Foster and the group are happy to come to other community groups and talk about dementia. If you are interetsed please contact Angela as mentioned above:angelafoster@nottshc.nhs.uk Tel: 01623 785427

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