East Cambridgeshire Dementia Action Alliance will offer help and advice at Ely Market this week

PUBLISHED: 17:00 16 May 2016

ECDAA steering group

ECDAA steering group

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The East Cambridgeshire Dementia Action Alliance will be at Ely Market on Thursday (May 19) to share their ideas and plans with local businesses and people.

A Dementia Action Alliance is a group of businesses who are passionate about raising awareness of dementia in the local area, said co-ordinator for Cambridgeshire Hilary Shepherd.

“We share a passion to implement small changes that could make a big difference in the lives of people with dementia,” she added.

“This could include delivering a free 45 minute dementia friends information session to staff, or encouraging a member of staff to become a dementia friends champion.”

Alzheimer’s Society will also be present to talk about dementia, what businesses in Ely are doing, and how Ely could become a more dementia friendly community.

For more information about East Cambridgeshire Dementia Action Alliance, email hilary.shepherd@alzheimers.org.uk

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