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Chance to support dementia campaign
A DARLINGTON care home is inviting visitors to make time for a cuppa to support a national dementia awareness campaign.
Residents at Care UK’s Ventress Hall will be busy baking away for a special coffee morning at their home in Trinity Road to raise money for the charity Dementia UK on Wednesday (March 6).
The charity’s ‘Time for a Cuppa’ campaign hopes to raise awareness of the condition and its effects, as well as raising money for its work with people in the community.
Home manager Judy Wray said: “Our residents and team are very keen to support the campaign and so, the day before the event, they will be taking over our kitchens to bake for the coffee morning.
“We have some very talented cooks among our team and residents, so I can guarantee anyone coming along will certainly have the pick of some very tasty treats. We are also being supported by our relatives and friends in the community, who have also pledged to bake for the event.”
As well as coffee and cake, there will be leaflets available from Dementia UK and other dementia organisations giving information and advice on the condition.
The event runs from 10.30am until noon and everyone is welcome.