Dementia

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.

You can contact Margaret Reed Roberts on 0789 549 9682 or by Email: margaretrr@hicom.org.uk. (Working days: Tuesday and Thursday, with flexibility)

There are several initiatives to help those living with and caring for those with dementia