Dementia Friendly Purbeck

Striving to become a dementia friendly community

Swanage and Purbeck development trust

Dementia Friendly Purbeck is part of

the Swanage & Purbeck Development Trust

A dementia diagnosis can come as a shock to the person with the condition and those around them. However, there are sources of help and support for everyone involved.

Dementia Friendly Purbeck was formed to help raise community awareness of the impact of dementia and to provide a range of support for people with dementia and their carers.

Working closely with other dementia services in the community, we can provide practical help, advice and in cases of need, financial help for the purchase of equipment or to make it possible for people with dementia and their carers to take part in activities and excursions.

This website is your key to Purbeck’s dementia community;

Our events page lists regular local activities and meetings for people with dementia and their carers. The resources page provides contacts for all the local groups who can provide advice and help.

Do have a look at our photo gallery to see what we have already achieved in our efforts to make Purbeck a truly dementia friendly community.

Photo gallery

All News

  • Dementia Garden

    11 July 2019

    On a damp Thursday morning at Bestwall allotments volunteers from Dementia Friendly Purbeck started planting out in the garden area around the memorial seat for Mike Cutler. Or though the weather was wet and windy, they manage to start working on garden. The garden is for people in the Wareham area who live with dementia, so they can enjoy planting and maintain plants and flowers. If you would like to join us and get muddy, we will be meeting at the garden and in the Scout hut on Monday ...

Wareham Town Council Rotary Partners and communities together Lions Dementia Action Alliance Time for a cuppa Dementia Friendly Communities

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