Dementia Friendly Worthing and Dementia Alliance

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Members of the pubic are being encouraged to learn more about the devastating impact that dementia can have on people's lives as a high-profile event will take over the town centre.

Adur & Worthing Councils is supporting Dementia Friendly Worthing as it holds an event in South Street, Worthing, on Tuesday from 10am to mark Dementia Action Week.

As well as stalls and activities, a vintage bus will arrive at 10am and take people with dementia on a day out to Ferring.

Cllr Val Turner, Worthing Borough Council's Executive Member for Wellbeing, said: "Dementia is a condition which can affect so many people, including family members and friends, so I urge as many people as possible to come along and support this event."

The week starts with a launch at the Worthing Hospital (Penguin Foyer) at 10am with Chesswood School Choir and the Town Crier.

Dementia Hub will be in Worthing library on Wednesday from 9.30am to 12.30pm and Worthing Hospital from 5pm to 8pm.

It will be there again on Friday for the week’s finale from 9am and 1pm.

For more details visit www.dementiafriendlyworthing.org

Dementia Friendly Worthing and Dementia Alliance

Worthing Dementia Action Alliance website providing support, help, information and services for dementia friendly Worthing


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