This year, to celebrate Dementia Awareness Week, we'll be holding events throughout the whole month of May!

See below for a list of what we're up to and then scroll down for full details on how you can join us.

  • May 8th - Talk at Greenford Library
  • May 13th - Carer's Support Group, Choir Sing-Along
  • May 14th & May 15th - Information Stall at Ealing Hospital
  • May 15th - Taking Positive Action for Dementia Care
  • May 15th - An Evening with Judith Silver
  • May 15th - Talk at Northolt Library
  • May 16th - Thursday Club - Guided Walk and Activities
  • May 20th - Afternoon Tea
  • May 23rd - Music Therapy Taster Session
  • May 24th - Stall at Hanwell Health Centre
  • May 29th - Spring Dinner Dance

Talk at Greenford Library 

Date: Wednesday, May 8th

Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm

Location: Greenford Library, 23 Oldfield Lane South, Greenford, UB6 9LG

Info: An information session and talk delivered by Dementia Concern's Link Workers.

Carer's Support Group - Choir Sing-Along

Date: Monday, May 13th

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Location: Elm Lodge, 4A Marley Close, Greenford UB6 9UG.

Info: Open to anyone who is supporting someone with dementia, respite places available. Please book a place as spaces are limited.

Contact Christine on 07377181111 or email [email protected].

Information Stall at Ealing Hospital

Date: Tuesday, May 14th & Wednesday, May 15th

Time: 10am - 4pm, both days

Location: Ealing Hospital, Main Entrance

Info: Members of the Dementia Concern team will be joining Dementia Specialist Nurse, Tracie Kidd, at Ealing Hospital.

Visit us here for dementia advice and information, or simply to say hi and have a chat!

Taking Positive Action for Dementia Care

Date: Wednesday, May 15th

Time: 10:00 - 12:30

Location: This is an online event - click here to book your free ticket.

Info: This is an online conference for health and care professionals. The conference will bring together those involved in dementia care from across West London to share innovative approaches and best practice.

There will be talks from experts in dementia care but also those living with dementia.

An Evening with Judith Silver

Date: Wednesday, May 15th

Time: 5:15pm - 8:00pm

Location: Dementia Concern, 223 Windmill Road, London, W5 4DJ

Info: Following on from the showings of her play with music, 'Mum Thumb', Judith will be offering a workshop focusing on a couple of key scenes from the play and some of its music. We'll get to see and then read the scenes and sing together, as well as sharing any of our own ideas and reactions that these evoke.

Mum Thumb shares stories based on the lives and experiences of Judith and her mother. It flashes back to their earlier lives as well as focusing on the latter parts of the mother’s life, including her journey through vascular dementia.

This event is free but spaces are limited so please contact us to book your space. Also, respite is available at the venue for those who would otherwise be unable to attend. 

To book your space and tell us about any respite requirements, call Linda on 07850279346 or email [email protected].

Talk at Northolt Library

Date: Wednesday, 15th May

Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Location: Northolt Library, Church Road, Northolt, UB5 5AS

Info: An information session and talk delivered by Dementia Concern's Link Workers.

Thursday Club - Guided Walk and Activities

Date: Thursday, May 16th

Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm

Location: Boston Manor Park

Info: The Thursday Club offers outdoor activities, food, quizzes etc. This is for our clients who have dementia who enjoy being outdoors. 

Call Linda on 07850279346 to book your space or email [email protected].

Afternoon Tea

Date: Monday, May 20th

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Location: Dementia Concern, 223 Windmill Road, London, W5 4DJ

Info: To meet and socialise with other locals in Ealing. Dementia Concern staff will be on hand to give advice on dementia and our services if required.

For full details, contact Susan on 07725507965 or email [email protected].

Music Therapy Taster Session

Date: Thursday, May 23rd

Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

Location: Dementia Concern, 223 Windmill Road, London, W5 4DJ

Info: Come along and join in playing instruments and singing.

This taster session is open to people with dementia and their carers, and is hosted by David, a music therapist from the West London Heath Trust. Spaces are limited so please call Linda on 07850279346 to book yours. 

Call 020 8568 4448 for more information or email [email protected]

Stall at Hanwell Health Centre

Date: Friday, May 24th

Time: 10am - 4:00pm

Location: 20 Church Road, Hanwell, W7 1DR

Info: Dementia Concern staff will be available for advice and information, with resources to take away. 

Spring Dinner Dance

Date: Wednesday, May 29th

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Trailfinders Sports Club

Info: The Spring Dinner Dance is open to clients known to Dementia Concern. This will be a celebration and a chance for our clients to socialise, dance and dine with their loved ones.

For full details, contact David on 07740922401 or email [email protected].