Description of the Event:At Dementia Friendly Heritage Dorset Group meeting at Athelhampton House, Chris Matthews of the Alzheimer’s Society will present DF guidance for arts and heritage organisations.
In response to the Historic Royal Palaces case study initiative, Arts 4 Dementia is co-ordinating the Dorset Dementia Friendly Heritage Group, which will enable heritage organisations to
* Be involved in the HRP dementia friendly case study
* Become dementia friendly
* Be signposted as dementia friendly in A4D’s Reawakening Festival (15 May - 3 June) and on A4D website
* Widen audience, to those experiencing symptoms of dementia and worried about going out - now knowing of the warm welcome and interesting visits open to them
This county-wide initiative is a significant development, which A4D will showcase through our Reawakening - Living Well with Dementia in Dorset 2017 publicity in May for our Reawakening Festival (15 May - 3 June 2017) and for the World Alzheimer’s Day launch of our Reawakening report on 21 September.
Number of Participants: 20Contact: Veronica Franklin GouldTelephone Number: 07713 636381Email Address: email@example.comTransport Facilities: Parking nearby