Dementia Friendly Town

The first step was an open Dementia Awareness Day 26th July (41 attended). Steering Group Meeting planned for 30th August 2017 at The Old Saw Mill (approx. 20 attending) when plans/activities will be drawn up. Group chair Susan Munro.

Goals set are 100% Dementia Friends within the population (actual tgt 250 during 2018) and a regular weekly programme of activity in Congleton. 5 x DF sessions organised for Dec, businesses will be targeted in the new year. Regular Column in The Chronicle planned.

164 new friends achieved to-date with multiple sessions planned for Dementia Action Week (May)

Plans for Dementia Walk and Film Show also planned for that week

New Dementia Friendly Congleton brochure/flyer circulated.

ITea & Chat. 12 sessions being arranged for Autumn 2017, at various locations across town.

The most attended have been the

  • Library
  • St johns
  • The Chappell centre


On average it has been between 4/8 people per session