A new campaign to help families fight against dementia has been started up by a Hounslow care provider.
Bluebird Care is urging businesses and people in the community to come forward with places to hold pop-up memory cafés across the borough, whether in a community hall, church, day centre or cafe.
The sites will act as a social hub for anyone affected by memory loss in a relaxed surrounding with professionals on hand to answer any questions and give advice.
It will be a place where people with dementia and their carers can meet and support each other as well as receive information and take part in reminiscence-based activities over a cup of tea or coffee.
With one in four people affected by dementia, and the government keen for people to keep raising its profile, Sai Visakan, managing director of Bluebird Care in Hounslow, has thought up this new concept.
Mr Visakan said: “One in four people will be affected by dementia in their lifetimes, which is why it’s important to work with individuals and their families to try and make life much easier for those who have it.
“We are producing plans to hold regular Memory Cafes across Hounslow - these would be informal and relaxing opportunities for those suffering with memory loss to come along and receive support.”
Anyone with a suitable venue can call contact 020 88982349 or email email@example.com