Using funding from The Welsh Government Intermediate Care Fund, Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO) has made an award to the Alzheimer’s Society to deliver a Dementia Friendly Powys pilot project.Read more
Dementia Friends Champion, Joan Brown, finds 96 new Dementia Friends at Brecon High School!
Now in her 80s, one issue looms ahead for Joan Bakewell and others from her generation - the fear of dementia. She admits that she's becoming increasingly forgetful. Her home is decked with post-it note reminders to help her remember.
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Powys County Council has taken steps to improve the lives of local people with dementia by passing a motion to make the county of Powys more ‘dementia friendly’.Read more
After months of hard work Brecon Beacons National Park Authority is delighted to announce that it is the first UK National Park to be officially recognised as ‘Working towards becoming dementia-friendly’.Read more
Lloyds Bank, Brecon, opened their doors on 5th December 2014 for a festive 'Tea and Talk'Read more
The Ageing Well in Wales Programme was launched in October 2014 as a five year partnership of national and local government and major public and third sector agencies in Wales. The Programme is hosted and chaired by the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales.Read more
Brecon Library has signed up to making Brecon a ‘Dementia Friendly Community’. The library has officially registered its commitment to treat customers who may be living with dementia, as well as those looking after them, with understanding, dignity and respect.Read more
Staff and pupils of local schools have opened their doors to Dementia Champion Joan Brown and are keen to help as Brecon strives to become Wales' first Dementia Friendly Community.Read more
A theatre company in Wales is breaking new ground by telling the stories of those living with dementia.Read more