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Let’s talk this dementia awareness week

Dementia Awareness Week is a national campaign to get people talking about dementia. Often people affected by dementia, their family and friends can find it difficult to talk, not knowing who to turn to and where to go for a sympathetic ear.

This year's awareness raising week coincides with the launch of our groundbreaking new dementia resource hub – The Lighthouse.
 
Lighthouse montage_copyThe Lighthouse, at Edward Street Hospital, is due to officially launch on Friday 23rd May with an afternoon tea celebration opened by Tony 'Bomber' Brown – ex West Bromwich Albion and England football player.

The Lighthouse is an exciting new community resource hub that incorporates a cafe, a hairdressers, a living well with dementia demonstration area, a social/cinema room and a cultural library with Mylife software - helping people to document their personal life stories.

Each area is a dementia friendly environment that offers support and guidance to people affected by dementia to help them live well and longer at home. Why not check out The Lighthouse for yourself, the hub is open to everyone, seven days a week, 8.30am to 7.00pm.

Lighthouse Logos_PROOFRev2The Lighthouse
Edward Street Hospital
Edward Street
B70 8NL
Tel: 0845 146 1800