Dementia Friendly Strategy launches

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty launched its Dementia Friendly Strategy and series of walks at a free event last month. Couple

The Cannock Chase AONB team, with the help of Carers Association Southern Staffordshire, has developed a Dementia Friendly Strategy.

To celebrate its launch, the team invited anyone who was interested in finding out more about it to a free walk and talk on 17 May.

More than 20 people attended the event, which included a free walk followed by launch of the strategy by Councillor Bob McCardle.

Emma Beaman, Assistant AONB Officer, commented: “Making the AONB a fantastic place to visit for people with dementia and their families will enable more people to benefit from the health and wellbeing opportunities available in this beautiful area.”

The strategy and associated work was funded by Natural England’s Innovation Fund.

To find out more about the strategy call Emma Beaman on 01785 619186 or email


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