People across Lancashire are being encouraged to do their bit to help reduce loneliness amongst older people over the festive period by sending a Christmas card to residents of a local care home. The campaign is now in its second year and runs both at Christmas and...read more
Blackpool Fairness Commission is an independent group of public, private, community, voluntary and faith representatives who volunteer to make Blackpool a fairer place to live and work. We lead and support a number of projects throughout the town, including dementia awareness and Fairtrade, while also supporting and promoting community events that benefit the local area.
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Lonely people in Blackpool now have a place to go following the introduction of a ‘chatty bench’ in Dickson Road. The idea for the bench, which will be placed in the grounds of St Paul’s Medical Practice, came from a group of local residents keen to tackle loneliness...read more
Blackpool has become the first town in the UK to ensure all its public transport is dementia friendly. Blackpool Transport has been including Dementia Friends Awareness sessions as part of its standard staff induction for bus and tram drivers since 2015. Building on...read more