Town businesses offer a friendly hand to dementia sufferers

Date: Friday 12th May 2017
Margaret Irving (front, centre),
chairman of Penrith Dementia Active Alliance,
presents representatives of Penrith
businesses with “dementia friendly”
stickers.
Margaret Irving (front, centre),
chairman of Penrith Dementia Active Alliance,
presents representatives of Penrith
businesses with “dementia friendly”
stickers.

A NUMBER of Penrith businesses are supporting an action plan which aims to encourage a dementia-friendly environment in the town for sufferers and their carers.

Stickers displaying “working to become dementia friendly” were presented to representatives of 14 businesses to display in their windows ahead of Dementia Awareness Week, which begins on Sunday.

Full story in Saturday's paper