The Ilkley group for dementia awareness and support needs more committee members to help spread the load and energise the work it does in the Ilkley area.
There is a monthly support meeting, and at present members need extra hands to develop initiatives to promote dementia awareness. The Ilkley group has a few dementia awareness trainers who offer monthly sessions but the committee would like to do more publicity at events, etc. The time commitment can be as short or as long as individuals wish.
As a Committee member could you help develop dementia awareness, encourage others in the town to get involved, promote dementia training with local businesses. Maybe you have some ideas of your own you would like to see developed.
The Group is constituted, has some funds, and a bank account. It urgently needs someone with renewed energy and enthusiasm, working with adjoining groups and a few Volunteers, to take the work forward.
If anyone is interested in this rewarding initiative, please contact Sally info [AT] dfia [DOT] org [DOT] uk , tel 07936 446097 or contact or Mary ilkley [AT] cabad [DOT] org [DOT] uk tel 01943 603348 for a chat.
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