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Free dementia advice event at The Burroughs

April 9th 2019

 

The Burroughs is inviting the local community to a free event for families and professionals caring for those living with dementia.

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On Tuesday 23rd April, from 2pm - 4pm, The Burroughs will open its doors for the Understanding Dementia event.

Dementia specialist Dr Nori Graham will be on hand to help people understand what it is like to live with dementia. There will also be support and practical advice on what dementia is and how memories are lost, as well as useful tips on how to overcome communication barriers.

After the event there will be a Q&A session and an opportunity to meet the team at The Burroughs, as well as take a closer look at the care home.

Home manager, Bozena Szczepaniak, said: “Here at The Burroughs,we strongly believe professional knowledge, insight and shared experiences can make a real difference to the everyday lives of those looking after a loved one living with dementia.  

“The aim of the event is to help people discover positive approaches to caring for loved ones and to support them to lead independent and fulfilled lives. 

“We are looking forward to welcoming local people for what promises to be an interesting and inspiring afternoon of information and guidance.”

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Offering a warm welcome, The Burroughs in West Drayton delivers first class compassionate care for your loved one. Our caring professional team at The Burroughs provides person-centred tailored care for your older family member, and whether you are looking for short term respite or specialist dementia care, we are here to help. Understanding each resident, their likes and dislikes and listening to their life story is the key to ensuring they receive the care that they require. Working closely with you, your family and medical professionals enables our teams to establish a care plan that delivers. With three bright, sunny conservatories, comfortable lounges and dining rooms, a café and cinema, The Burroughs offers a homely feel. Daily activities include gentle exercises, quizzes, gardening and craft sessions, but if your loved one wishes to help around the home, they are welcome to join in. Residents can bring treasured possessions to decorate their rooms, helping them settle in and feel at home, allowing you to relax, knowing that they are happy.

The Burroughs
Mill Road
West Drayton
Middlesex
UB7 7EQ

0333 434 3077

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