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Dementia champions

(l-r) The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Cllr. Lynne Stagg with Dementia Champion Tracy Honey who is also the scheme manager of Trafalgar Court, with some bingo cards at the coffee morning.

Picture: Sarah Standing (141312-4312) PPP-140514-145835001

(l-r) The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Cllr. Lynne Stagg with Dementia Champion Tracy Honey who is also the scheme manager of Trafalgar Court, with some bingo cards at the coffee morning. Picture: Sarah Standing (141312-4312) PPP-140514-145835001

PORTSMOUTH’S Lord Mayor has signed up to become a dementia friend and is encouraging others to follow.

Next week is Dementia Awareness Week and Councillor Lynne Stagg signed up at Trafalgar Court, Richmond Road, Southsea.

Being a friend means people promote awareness of and improve attitudes towards dementia. A roadshow is taking place next week and stops off in the following places:

n Monday, May 19 – Commercial Road, Portsmouth

n Tuesday, May 20 – John Pounds Centre, Portsmouth, and Meridian Centre, Havant.

n Wednesday, May 21 – Palmerston Road, Southsea.

n Thursday, May 22 – Meridian Centre, Havant, and Portsmouth College.

n Friday, May 23 – Cascades shopping centre in Portsmouth and Portsmouth College.

 

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