Helping people live with dementia

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Broxtowe Borough Council will officially sign a Dementia Action Alliance Declaration to help local people ‘live well with dementia’.

Mayor of the borough, Cllr Stan Heptinstall, will sign the document along with Helen Byrne from the Alzheimer’s Society and representatives from the Broxtowe Borough Partnership next Monday at Westbourne Court, Ewe Lamb Lane, Bramcote at 3.30pm, during Dementia Awareness Week.

The Council is determined to break downbarriers surrounding dementia and has a ten-point plan, identified by its scrutiny committee to combat the stigma around dementia.