Dementia Friendly East Belfast
55 Templemore Avenue
Dementia Friendly East Belfast's mission is: People living with dementia in East Belfast feel empowered, valued, safe and supported to live full independent lives.
The mission is: To work within the East Belfast community to increase awareness and understanding, inclusion and support for people living with dementia.
The vision and mission are being achieved through an Action Plan which, for 2018, has the following priorities:
- In East Belfast there will be greater awareness and understanding of dementia and positive ageing, achieved through awareness raising sessions, information hubs, training, and promoting dementia friendly practices.
- People living with dementia will be actively involved in the East Belfast community, through increased engagement, and undertaking inter-generational activities.
- People living with dementia and their families and friends have better access to services, through identifying gaps, researching better ways to work with people living with dementia, and communicating through the media.
The activities top date have included all Belfast members of the NI Fire and Rescue Service receiving dementia friendly training, 35 info hubs across East Belfast, interactive dementia training presented at the RADAR Centre, and ongoing promotion of BHSCT's Dementia Navigator service.
To find out more:
Find us on Facebook: DementiaFriendlyEastBelfast
Follow us on Twitter: @DementiaEastBel
Telephone: 028 9073 5696
Type of OrganisationVCSE
NI Charity NumberNI0
- Eamon Quinn