With the increasing prevalence of those living with dementia and memory loss in our village community it has it has been decided to establish a new role for a Village Dementia Support Worker who will support those affected to maintain their social contact and help increase these within their local community. We welcome Margaret Reed-Roberts to the role.
The key objectives of the role are to:
- Support and improve the lives of people with memory loss and dementia, and those of their carers and families.
- Influence change and to promote a compassionate neighbourhood response and encourage socially inclusive communities, for people with memory loss and dementia, their carers and families across Histon and Impington.
- Support those affected to maintain their social contact and help increase these within their local community as needed.