Locals tackle dementia at workshop at Springhead Community Centre

CARING LOCALS came together at a dementia and Alzheimer’s workshop in Springhead to tackle the often difficult topic.

The community centre teamed up with Home Instead Senior Care, Uppermill to host the workshop.

Participants learned about the many different types of dementia and their consequences as well as coping strategies for carers and relatives dealing with people living with the illness.

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Workshop at Springhead Community Centre (Photo courtesy of Home Instead, Uppermill)

Barbara Beeley, chair of Springhead and Lees Community association, said: “There were light-hearted moments in the session but I think everyone who attended appreciated the serious message being put across.”

Home Instead Senior Care provides award-winning home care to elderly people. Find out more by calling 01457 874566 or visit their website www.homeinstead.co.uk/oldham



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