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Dementia support event

Published: 18/11/2015

Sarah Rochira the Older Peoples Commissioner for Wales will be the guest speaker at an event which will showcase some of the innovative work taking place in Flintshire care homes and local communities to support people living with dementia. The Sharing Best Practice Showcase Event at Connahs Quay Civic Centre on Friday 27 November will be the first event of its kind in Flintshire. The event will celebrate and share some of the recent work in care homes , and highlight how support can transform the well being and quality of life of individuals with dementia as well as those who care for them. . At the event, different service providers will showcase the work they have done in care homes with photographs, video clips, stories and art work. There will also be presentations by care homes and providers. Councillor Christine Jones, Flintshire County Councils Cabinet member for Social Services said: I am immensely proud of the work Flintshire is doing to support people with dementia and their carers. This is our opportunity to share this good work and I am delighted that the Older Peoples Commissioner for Wales is able to join us at this important event. Note to Editors The event will take place between 10am and 1 pm at Connahs Quay Civic Centre on Friday 27 November. There will be an opportunity for photographs at the start of the event.