Dementia Connected and Supportive Communities Launch event
Overview

A Partnership approach between The Haven Centre Forth and Kirrie Connections  to pilot the  Dementia Connected and Supportive Communities Project and build capacity within 6 communities (5 in Rural Lanarkshire (Forth, Braehead, Auchengray, Woolfords, Tarbrax) and 1 in Angus (Kirriemuir)to  create strong dementia supportive communities where families affected by Dementia are connected to specialist local support.  In doing so helping families and communities become better able to manage the emotional and practical impact of Dementia, and reduce isolation and loneliness in rural areas. 

Project

 Dementia Connected and Supportive Communities

Applicant

The Haven, Lanarkshire in cooperation with Lanarkshire LEADER

What We Did

pilot project creating dementia friendly communities

Awarded

£8,759 from Angus towards a total project award of £87,597