Dementia Awareness

BJF Dementia Advocates & other organisations got together to share info and highlight their work with people with Dementia for Dementia Awareness Week 2019. We have already shared pics on our social media platforms, so take a look on our Facebook and Twitter. Thanks to Affinity Outlet Talke & Longton Market. Wish we had audio on the singing of Delilah! ... Read more

There's No Bus Map for Dementia

Members of the Beth Johnson Foundation Dementia Advocacy Peer Support Group were asked to develop a ‘Comic’ about living well with Dementia with Manchester University, funded by Arts Council England. The ‘Comic’ is due to be launched in June at Manchester University. ... Read more

Giving a Voice

Advocacy on behalf of people with dementia and people with cancer: a study of the effect on service users lives We are pleased to announce the publication of another research report, Giving a Voice, published by BJF and carried out by the University of Salford. The work has been concentratedon two of our projects focused respectively on meeting the different needs of people with dementia and people with cancer. To read more click here ... Read more

National Advocacy Conference

Staff Blog -  The National Advocacy Conference organised by Kate Mercer Training was the place to be as I am always keen to keep up to date with changes and innovations in advocacy so I was really pleased to be able to attend. The Conference provided some excellent speakers who highlighted some of the changes to statutory advocacy, with particular reference to the recently introduced Care Act. The introduction of a statutory right to an advocate has for some time been embedded in laws such as the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act; and many advocates hoped that the Care Act would increase the access to advocacy for many more people who have care and support needs.  ... Read more

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