Dementia

Dementia is not a single illness but a group of symptoms caused by damage to the brain. It is more common in people over 65, but dementia can also affect younger people.

Dementia Action Week 2022

This year, Dementia Action Week takes place from Monday 16 May to Friday 20 May. Join us for a number of activities for people living with dementia and those who want to learn and understand more about the condition.

Monday 16 May

TimeActivityDescriptionLocation Booking details
10am to middayDiscover TovertafelMagic tables with 'light' interactive games for residents living with dementia.Uxbridge LibraryTo book, call Uxbridge library on 01895 250714.
10am to 4pmDementia information stallFind out more about dementia and have your questions answered by the Alzheimer Society and Admiral nurses.Harefield LibraryNo need to book; just come along.
2pm to 3.30pmDementia Friends session and virtual reality experienceLearn more about what dementia is and how to live well with it.Ickenham libraryTo book, call Ickenham library on 01895 558271.

 

Tuesday 17 May

TimeActivityDescriptionLocation Booking details
Midday to 4pmDementia information stallFind out more about dementia and have your questions answered by the Alzheimer Society.Hayes Town bandstandNo need to book; just come along.

 

Wednesday 18 May

TimeActivityDescriptionLocation Booking details
10am to middayDementia Friends session OnlineLearn more about what dementia is and how to live well with it.OnlineTo book, email sdurner@hillingdon.gov.uk.
10am to middayDiscover TovertafelMagic tables with 'light' interactive games for residents living with dementia.Uxbridge LibraryTo book, call Uxbridge library on 01895 250714.
10am to 4pmDementia information stallFind out more about dementia and have your questions answered by the Alzheimer Society and Admiral nurses.Pavilions Shopping Centre, UxbridgeNo need to book; just come along.

 

Thursday 19 May

TimeActivityDescriptionLocation Booking details
10am to 4pmAgeing Research Day at Brunel UniversityGet a free health MOT, find out about Brunel's research, meet researchers and practitioners over a free networking lunch, get creative in an art workshop, and explore the university's photography exhibition, revealing the wonderful world of our cell biology.Brunel University, UxbridgeRegister your place for Ageing Research Day

 

Friday 20 May

TimeActivityDescriptionLocation Booking details
10am to middayDiscover TovertafelMagic tables with 'light' interactive games for residents living with dementia.Uxbridge LibraryTo book, call Uxbridge library on 01895 250714.
11am to 12.30pmDementia Friends session and virtual reality experienceLearn more about what dementia is and how to live well with it.Charville libraryTo book, call Charville library on 01895 558296.
Page last updated: 13 May 2022