Trust holds special events for Dementia Action Week

Linda Nolan opened the Dementia Action Day at Blackpool Victoria Hospital with non-executive director Mary Whyham and Sarah and Gina of the harmony trio, The Bluebirds

It was an action-packed week at Clifton and Blackpool Victoria Hospitals as part of Dementia Week.

A full schedule of events, with special guests, helped to spread awareness and provide help and advice to patients, visitors and staff.

Team Notarianni sell their delicious ice creams to raise money to enhance dementia patient care

Blackpool Victoria held a Dementia Action Day, opened by singer Linda Nolan along with Trust non-executive director, Mary Whyham.

Finalists of the best Trust dementia display – Ward 14, Ward 11 and winners of the Butterfly Award, Clifton Ward 3

The Dementia Action Week raffle raised £700 toward demetia patient care. Thanks for the prizes 737 Pro Breck Apartments Kings and Queens Spa on the Breck South Lakes Safari Zoo Blackpool Zoo Parks Art Deco Cafe The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool Viva Blackpool West Coast Rock Cafe Stringers Lytham Barton Grange Garden Centre Blackpool FC Community Trust Bounce Play Centre 

A number of stalls were on hand with advice and information entertainment was provided by two of the harmony trio, The Bluebirds as well as the Peel Park Choir.

Notarianni ice creams were on sale raising £1038.50 which they donated to support dementia patient care through the Trust charity, Blue Skies Hospitals Fund.

Clifton Hospital ran a full week of events which included afternoon tea on all wards. They also held a Dementia Action Day with advice and information stalls. The new Mayor of Fylde, Coun Angela Jacques, visited the s

The Bluebirds perform a garden concert at Clifton Hospital

ite in her first official engagement as mayor.

The Bluebirds held a concert in the Clifton patient garden which was enjoyed by patients, visitors and guests.

Mayor of Fylde, Coun. Angela Jacques and Ward 1 Manager, Linda Broadbent

Coun. Angela Jacques, Mayor of Fylde, visits Clifton Hospital’s Dementia Action Day in her first official engagement as Mayor She is pictured here with Clifton’s Clinical Matron, Courtney Bickerdike as some of Clifton’s nursing staff



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