Dementia Friendly Worthing Annual Report

The last 12 months has been an incredibly busy one for WDAA as it became apparent that we needed to establish the Alliance as a separate organisation in order to […]


Special Care Dentistry for people with dementia

At our October Open Meeting, we welcomed Dr Robert Emmanuel, a Consultant in Special Care Dentistry with the Sussex Community Foundation Trust who explained the work his team had been […]


Connies Colander comes to Worthing

Oxford based Human Story Theatre will perform its critically-acclaimed play Connie’s Colander at Chichester Library, a charming two-hander play intertwining a mother and daughter’s journey with dementia, followed by a Q&A […]


Worthing Lions

Volunteers from the Worthing Dementia Action Alliance were busy in May running Dementia Friends information sessions for a number of prominent groups in Worthing.  St Mary of the Angels Catholic […]


Dementia Action Week in Worthing

Charities and local organisations who are part of the Worthing Dementia Action Alliance, joined forces to make Tuesday 22 May, 2018 a special day of action to build awareness of becoming more […]


Electricians become Dementia Friends

Worthing Electrical company, SJM Electrical, were approached at Better Biz Worthing in February, about becoming a dementia-friendly company. Proprietors, Steve and Jacki Mant, thought this was an excellent idea as […]


Worthing carers filmed for short dementia documentary

Three of our carers who are also members of the Worthing Dementia Alliance Steering group were pleased to be invited to participate in a short, 6-minute documentary by students from […]


Explaining dementia to children

The Alzheimer’s Society has just released ‘Memories with Grandma’, a short animated video which will help younger children, particularly between the ages of 7 and 11, to understand why their […]


Local solicitor defends lasting powers of attorney

Local solicitor, Ian Macara from Bennett Griffin LLP, has defended lasting powers of attorney This follows comments from a former senior judge that power of attorney orders are open to […]


Live Well in Worthing success

It was a beautiful sunny afternoon for South Down Leisure ‘Live Well Worthing’ for the over 50s. Held at Field Place, a stunning location in the town, the event was fully inclusive […]