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Dementia Reference Group - Have Your Say

Get involved in making Greenwich a dementia inclusive borough to live, learn, work and visit.

Greenwich Dementia Reference group is an independent group of people with dementia and family carers living or caring in Greenwich, who want to make the Royal Borough of Greenwich a dementia inclusive place to live.

Have your say about dementia services in the Borough, share your experiences and suggestions or get involved in guiding businesses and services to be more dementia inclusive.

This is your chance to voice your wishes and needs about what is important to you.

Have your say about dementia services in the Borough, share your experiences and suggestions or get involved in carrying out business audits. Guide businesses and services to be more dementia inclusive. 

To join the Dementia Reference Group you either need to be a person with dementia and/or a family carer/relative of someone with dementia

For more info and how to join contact: Angelika Welzel-Connolly

Email: Angelika Welzel-Connolly 

Contact Number: 020 8921 8533

Caring for someone living with Dementia - a personal experience from Marcelline Russell Chair of Dementia Reference Group

We would like to pay tribute to Dave Sharman, one of the Dementia Reference group founding members, who sadly passed away on 28th April 2020.

A few words by Marcelline Russell, Chair of the Dementia Reference group:

By the time I met Dave via the Dementia Reference Group verbal communication was something he was beginning to struggle with but his warm, friendly smile and his willingness to be a part of something attempting to make Greenwich a more dementia inclusive, thereby a better place to live, made Dave a lovely person to have known.

I know that this willingness to give his time to causes aiming to improve the community was something that featured throughout Dave’s life and all of the members of the Dementia Reference Group who knew Dave feel very privileged to have done so.

He will be missed.

Marcelline

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Dave Sharman