Tag Archives : Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance


Plymouth wins Dementia Friendly City of the year 2016 award

Plymouth has won the Dementia Friendly (City of the year award) at the Alzheimers Society’s national awards in London. Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance, Plymouth City Council, Plymouth University and sixty organisations and businesses have been working together for the past five years, to make the city more dementia friendly. Initiatives include Dementia friendly City Bus, […]


Plymouth shortlisted for national Dementia award

Plymouth has been shortlisted for the national Dementia Friendly Awards. For the past few years, Plymouth City Council has been working, along with other members of the Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance (PDAA), to make the city more dementia friendly. Initiatives include Dementia Friendly car parking spaces, Dementia awareness sessions for local businesses, and a Dementia […]


Dementia Friendly Plymouth event Wednesday 24 February

Plymouth residents and organisations will be able to find out more about dementia as part of a Dementia Awareness Day next week. There will be free one hour dementia awareness sessions throughout the day on Wednesday 24 February between 10am and 4pm. The event has been organised jointly by Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Dementia Action […]


Plymouth ‘Dementia Friendly’ car park spaces thought to be the first in the UK

Plymouth now has two car parks with designated ‘Dementia Friendly’ parking spaces which are thought to be the first of their kind in the UK. Following consultation with carers who expressed frustration about the difficulties they face in parking, Plymouth City Council’s parking unit has introduced some new dementia accessible parking spaces in two of […]


Plymouth based employers recognised for being Dementia Friendly

Dementia Friendly employers in Plymouth are being recognised for their commitment as the city becomes more dementia aware. All local organisations that have signed up to Dementia Friendly status are being recognised at a special event at the Reception Room, Council House on Monday 12 October. In addition Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet will receive an […]


Dementia Awareness Week 17 – 23 May 2015

A range of activities are taking place in Plymouth to mark Dementia Awareness Week (17 – 23 May 2015). Organisations including Plymouth City Council, Plymouth University, Barclays, Plymouth Citybus and Plymouth Community Healthcare are taking part in events throughout the week to raise awareness of dementia and encourage individuals and organisations to become more dementia […]


Plymouth holds Dementia Summit for local businesses Friday 27 March

A Dementia Summit is being held to encourage local businesses to become more dementia friendly. The event is being held at Council House (next to Civic Centre), Armada Way, Plymouth on Friday 27 March from 9.30am to 12pm. There will be presentations from Ian Sheriff, Chair of the Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance (PDAA) and Councillor […]