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North East Care Homes To Host Dementia Awareness Talks

A NORTH EAST care homes group has launched a series of dementia awareness talks as part of a national campaign.

The events will be taking place at Hill Care Group care homes in Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton on Tees.

They have been scheduled to mark the start of UK-wide Dementia Awareness Week, which runs from 17th to 23rd May.

Places are limited so those who would like to attend have been urged to book their seats quickly by calling their local care home. The talks include:

Queens Meadow Care Home – 327 Stockton Road, Hartlepool, TS25 5DF. To book your place, call 01429 267424.

  • Dementia Awareness Talk 1 – 6:30pm, Tuesday, 5th May 2015
  • Dementia Awareness Talk 2 – 6:30pm, Tuesday, 19th May 2015 

The Gables Care Home – Highfield Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 2PE. To book your place, call 01642 515 345.

  • Dementia Awareness Talk 1 – 6:30pm, Wednesday, 6th May 2015
  • Dementia Awareness Talk 2 – 6:30pm, Monday, 18th May 2015

Ingleby Care Home – Lamb Lane, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton on Tees, TS17 0QP. To book your place, call 01642 750909

  • Dementia Awareness Talk 1 – 6:30pm, Thursday, 7th May 2015
  • Dementia Awareness Talk 2 – 6:30pm, Thursday, 21st May 2015

The Beeches Care Home – Green Lane, Newtown, Stockton on Tees, TS19 0FH. To book your place, call 01642 618818.

  • Dementia Awareness Talk 1 – 6:30pm, Monday, 11th May 2015
  • Dementia Awareness Talk 2 – 6:30pm, Tuesday, 26th May 2015

Mandale House Care Home – 136 Acklam Road, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, TS17 7JR. To book your place, call 01642 674007.

  • Dementia Awareness Talk 1 – 6:30pm, Tuesday, 12th May 2015
  • Dementia Awareness Talk 2 – 6:30pm, Wednesday, 20th May 2015

Liz Jones, Customer Relations Officer at Hill Care, said: “Our dementia awareness talks are for the families of residents at our care homes across North Yorkshire and the wider local community, to give them a better understanding of dementia, the leading causes and how to live with and manage the condition.

“Spaces are limited so we urge you to call and book your place as soon as possible.”

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