Wakefield event offers an insight into dementia


An NHS trust that provides mental health and community services is inviting people in and around Wakefield to a free talk offering an insight into dementia on Wednesday 5th October at the Elizabethan Gallery.

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

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

The event begins 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 a common mental health problem, please join us."

Simply call 01924 328656 or email inclusion@swyt.nhs.uk to book a place.

This talk is 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 http://www.southwestyorkshire.nhs.uk/foundation-trust/events/educational/

Wakefield event offers an insight into dementia

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