Dewsbury event offers an insight into dementia


An NHS trust that provides specialist NHS services is inviting people in and around Dewsbury to a free talk offering an insight into dementia on Wednesday 31st August at Dewsbury Sports Centre.

The education talks are being held by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and are an opportunity for local people to find out more about mental health problems.

Led by Dr Nisreen Booya, the Trust’s medical director, the events are an educational talk on a particular condition, followed by time for questions. The events are free and are open to anybody, so local people are invited to come along with friends, colleagues or family.

There are two talks on dementia left in the series and local people can come to whichever date or venue suits them best:

•Wednesday 31st August, Dewsbury Sports Centre, Longcauseway, Dewsbury, WF12 8EN

•Wednesday 5th October, Elizabethan Gallery, 45 Brook Street, Wakefield, WF1 3AE

All events begin with refreshments at 6.30pm and the talk will commence at 7pm. The event will end at 8pm.

Dr Booya, the Trust’s medical director, said, "Anyone is welcome to come along to find out a little more about dementia, which currently affects 750,000 people in the UK. Whether you are student at a local university or college, you know someone who suffers from dementia or you simply want to gain an insight into common mental health problems, please join us."

Simply call 01924 328656 or email to book a place.

These talks are educational. To contact the Trust about an individual or service issue please call customer services on 0800 587 2108.

Full details of future events are available on the Trust’s website

Dewsbury event offers an insight into dementia

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