Sussex Community Foundation

New Funding for Dementia Cafe

We are delighted to have been successful in receiving funding from the Sussex Community Foundation to run a regular Dementia Cafe at Abbeyfield Ferring. The new D-Cafe will be open […]

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Drumming Down Dementia Project funded by Arts Council

Worthing Dementia Hub has been awarded £7,550 for Drumming Down Dementia sessions We are delighted to announce this new project funded by the Arts Council England that will deliver 50 […]

Worthing Dementia Hub Launch

New Dementia Hub Opens in Worthing

Dementia Friendly Worthing and Abbeyfield Ferring Society have launched a new hub, funded for three years by the National Lottery Community Fund. The hub is situated at 46 Goring Road, […]

Dementia Friendly Worthing Schools Video

Dementia Action Week in Worthing sees Dementia Friendly Worthing launch a video for schools’ assemblies We have a host of events, virtual and otherwise, during Dementia Action Week 17-23 May, […]

Time for Dementia Sussex restart

Local families affected by dementia are being invited to take part in Time for Dementia, an award-winning programme, to help train the healthcare professionals of tomorrow and improve dementia care. […]

National Lottery Funding – Press release

National Lottery Funding for a Worthing Dementia Hub, innovative day services and support for people with dementia and their families Dementia Friendly Worthing and Abbeyfield Ferring Society are delighted to […]

Easter Concert for people with dementia and carers

Our first intergenerational Easter Concert was held virtually on 31 March and went out live on Facebook. What a success! Over 1,000 people participated and interacted through Zoom and the […]

Blue Peter Badge for Carol Concert singer

We were delighted to feature Megan, a young singer from Worthing, in our virtual Christmas Carol Concert and to hear that she had been awarded a Blue Peter badge for […]

Claim your council tax discount

How to claim the ‘severely mentally impaired’ council tax discount if a member of your family has dementia or is, as they class it, severely mentally impaired. There are thousands […]

Report on Steering Group Meeting 26 Jan 2021

Update on the work of Dementia Friendly Worthing and minutes of the steering group meeting We held a virtual steering group meeting on 26th January 2021 and were delighted to […]