Hull Dementia Collaborative Present A Grand Day Out

Join us for a fun family day to raise awareness of all the services and support groups dedicated to helping people to live well with Dementia. Visitors and shoppers alike can take part in the arts and crafts activities and enjoy the entertainments inside and outside St. Stephen’s.


A Grand Day Out  August 9th 2018   – 10 am – 3pm  – St. Stephen’s Shopping Centre Hull

Hull Dementia Collaborative supported by the Clinical Commissioning Group and Hull City Council are to takeover the ground floor of St Stephen’s Shopping Centre to showcase the wide range of services and activities that are available for those dealing with dementia in their lives.

There will be demonstrations of fun services with health benefits alongside a wide range of stalls and information points signposting vital services and key organisations in the city.

By holding the annual dementia awareness event inside the the busy St. Stephen’s shopping centre it is hoped that those people who may not already use or yet know about existing services, can learn more about how to live well with dementia.

In addition to all the stalls from the local health authority visitors can take advantage of one-to-one consultations being offered in the Clinic Tent and also learn about the new Social Prescribing Model to be found in G.P. surgeries through Connect-Well.

dementia friendly

Continuing the Dementia Friendly Hull initiative chaired by June Cooke of the Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group there will be Dementia Friends Training sessions running in St Stephen’s Boardroom throughout the day: Booking is Essential.

Learn More about John’s Campaign and Butterflies Scheme from Hull and East Riding Hospitals

Find Out about the ‘Herbert Protocol’ from Humberside Police 

herbert protocol

A Grand Day Out Events and Activities Including:

  • Clinic Tent – private consultation with healthcare professionals
  • Craft Tent – enjoy the health benefits of creative activity for children and adults
  • Net Curtains Stage – Live Music and Performance curated by Sarah Hicks
  • Dementia Research Team Hull University – join the many people who are contributing to essential research into dementia care locally and nationally
  • Information Stalls – Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Friendly Hull, Butterflies, HEY NHS, Home From Hospital, Age UK, Carers Information and Support Service, Sight Support Hull & East Yorks Healthwatch Hull and much more.

butterflies logoA Grand Day Out is a free event aimed at those who live with dementia, carers, family and loved ones, health professionals and the wider public.

Dementia will touch us all at some point in our life whether directly or indirectly.

There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the U.K. This figure is set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.

225,000 people will develop dementia this year, that is one every three minutes 

A Grand Day Out takes place on August 9 from 10am to 3pm St Stephen’s Shopping Centre Hull

Hull Dementia Collaborative is part-funded by the Clinical Commissioning Group and Hull City Council


Useful Links:  Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group

The Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group

(Registered Charity 1164316)

2nd Floor

94 Alfred Gelder Street

Hull HU1 2AN

Tel 07821 519212

Facebook Butterflies Memory Loss Group

Twitter @butterfliesmlsg   

Alzheimer’s Society – UK’s leading Dementia charity

Contact: June Cooke 07921505529

Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group

(Registered Charity 1164316) 2nd Floor 94 Alfred Gelder Street

Hull HU1 2AN

Tel 07821 519212

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