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 […]

Read about dementia service updates

Our January newsletter is twice the size due to the new lockdown service updates, diary dates for the spring and news of the activity bags which we gave out before […]

Dementia Friendly Worthing AGM

The AGM of Dementia Friendly Worthing, or the Worthing Dementia Action Alliance, as it is also known, took place on Tuesday, 1 December. It was held virtually due to Covid-19. […]

Dementia Friendly Newsletter 4

With the colder months approaching, this brings additional challenges and pressures for family carers and people living with dementia. We have Sing-a-Long and Smile sessions, Dementia Friends Webinars, details of […]

Supporting People with Memory Loss

The NHS are urging West Sussex residents struggling with ongoing memory issues to contact their GP for a memory assessment. Bikram Raychaudhuri, Clinical Lead for Dementia a the Sussex NHS […]

Dementia services in West Sussex discussion and podcast

During Worthing’s Mental Health Week at the beginning of October Dementia Friendly Worthing hosted a Q & A with local health professionals in West Sussex. We have produced a podcast […]

Answers to Joint Dementia Strategy

In response to our open letter to Mrs Amanda Jupp, Cabinet Member for Adults and Health, West Sussex County Council (previous blog post) we publish her answers to the questions, […]

Questions to Cabinet Dementia Strategy

Following the recent launch of the West Sussex Joint Dementia Strategy 2020-2023, the Worthing Dementia Action Alliance has sent an open letter to Mrs Amanda Jupp, Cabinet Member for Adults […]