Dementia Friends

A care home worker at Anisha Grange Care Home in Billericay will attempt to educate people about dementia by making them Dementia Friends throughout May.

This is to coincide with Hallmark Care Homes’ pledge to make 1,000 people dementia friends this May as part of Dementia Action Week, an Alzheimer’s Society initiative that runs from 21st-27th May and aims to make a more dementia friendly UK.

Customer Relationship Manager and Dementia Champion, Lisa Vile will be running four sessions throughout May.

Events in May

  • Tuesday 15th May at 6:00pm
  • Thursday 17th May at 1:00pm
  • Tuesday 29th May at 6:00pm
  • Friday 31st May at 1:00pm.

Each fun and interactive Dementia Friends session takes an hour and explores what it’s like to live with dementia. It will also discuss how you can support someone living with dementia to live a fulfilled life and the small things you can do to make a difference. Visitors who complete the course will receive a Dementia Friends badge and takeaway material from The Alzheimer’s Society.

Anisha Grange will also be holding a charity car wash to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK on the 22nd May from 10:00am-4:00pm along with a talk on ‘supporting your loved one to live well with dementia’ on 23rd May from 2:00pm-3:00pm.

On the 25th May, the Lifestyles Team at Anisha Grange Care Home will be launching their very own ‘singing for the brain’ group from 11:00am-12:00pm, a fun and informal singalong followed by tea and cake.

If you are interested in learning more about dementia and would like to support Lisa with this mission or if you would like to attend any of these events, please contact her directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01277 658529


Outwood Common Road,
CM11 2LE

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