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Salford Care Centre Launches Dementia Support Group.

Press Release   •   Dec 08, 2015 05:48 GMT

The group, which is to be hosted by The Fountains Care Centre on Swinton Hall Road in Salford, will enable those who are caring for people living with dementia to come together in a supportive environment to raise questions and discuss the challenges they face on a day-to-day basis.

The dementia support group is being hosted by Ann Wilmot, the partner of Bill Wilmot, one of the residents at The Fountains care Centre and takes place on the first Wednesday of every month between 1 and 3pm at The Fountains Care Centre. It is open to anyone is the local community who is currently providing support to someone living with dementia, and refreshments areavailable.

Charles Grant-Parkes, one of the directors of Liberty Healthcare which manages The Fountains Care Centre said that 'this is a great initiative developed by the staff at The Fountains Care Centre. We are part of the Alzheimer's Society 'Dementia Friendly' initiative which focusses on improving inclusion and quality of life for those people living with dementia. By developing this dementia support group, we are ensuring that this level of inclusion also extends to those people in our community who are supporting a loved-one or friend living with dementia, a major challenge in itself.'

If you would like more information about this group, or wish to book a place to attend, please contact The Fountains Care Centre on 0161 794 5814 or via email the fountains@liberty-health-care.co.uk.

The Fountains Care Centre provides nursing and residential care for up to 96 residents in a beautiful location next to Victoria Park in Salford. The Fountains Care Centre also specialises in caring for those who are living with a dementia, as well as those needing short term and palliative care.