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Blaby District Dementia Action Alliance (BDDAA) are a group of organisations who have come together with the aim of making Blaby District a better place to live for people with dementia and their carers. Blaby District has an increasing ageing population and it is expected that the number of people living with dementia locally is expected to almost double by 2030.

Blaby District Council has been awarded the Dementia Friendly Communities Recognition - working towards a dementia friendly community. This highlights the Council's commitment to help people and their carers to live well with Dementia.

Public Consultation

Blaby District Dementia Action Alliance and Hinckley & Bosworth Dementia Action Alliance are currently running a public consultation around Dementia Friendly Communities.

  • We want to here from people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family about their experiences.
  • We want to find out what people with memory problems do in your area, what facilities they use, and what helps or hinders them.
  • We want to find out more about what makes places easier to live for people with memory problems.

Please click on the link below and complete our short survey

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GCL2QFP

Anyone with an interest and commitment to improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers can join Blaby District Dementia Action Alliance. We welcome new members from local businesses, public sector bodies and the voluntary and community sector. Making just a few simple changes in your business or organisation can make a big difference to someone with dementia.

We can also offer to deliver Dementia Information Sessions to your organisation these are a 45 minute session for employees intrested in becoming a Dementia Friend.

To register your interest contact Samantha Clarke on 0116 272 7544 or email leisure@blaby.gov.uk

Next meeting

Tuesday 11th April 2017 2.00-4.00pm, The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane, Huncote, LE9 3BN

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