Northfield Village is a unique development that brings together a range of accommodation, community and care facilities on one site.

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19 May 14 It`s Dementia Awareness Week - don`t bottle it up

This week (19th-23rd May) is Dementia Awareness Week, coordinated by the Alzheimer's Society – a membership organisation which works to improve the quality of life for people affected by dementia across the country.

 Dementia is one of the biggest health and care challenges of our time. Across the UK, 800,000 people have dementia. This number is set to double in the next 40 years.

This Dementia Awareness Week, the Alzheimer's Society is encouraging people with who may be worried about dementia to talk about it. Whether you may be worried that yourself, a friend or family member, has dementia; it can be difficult to talk about. You may feel scared, confused, ashamed or alone. 38% of people with dementia feel lonely; 62% of people living alone feel lonely. You may also be hoping that the problem will go away, so that you don't have to deal with it.  

This week, we will be posting how The Wrekin Housing Group, Staffordshire County Council and Galliford Try are working together to help improve the lives of everyone affected by the disease. 

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Affordable Housing
Affordable general needs housing
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Supported Housing
Saltbank Supported Housing
for people with learning disabilities
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Extra Care
Elmwood Extra care
80 apartments for over 55’s
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Community Hub
café, restaurant, bar, hairdressers,
shops & community rooms
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Dementia Care
Limewood dementia care
A specialised building supporting 59 people
with high levels of dementia as well as
those living in the community and their carers
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Health and Wellbeing Centre
Health centre, GP surgery & pharmacy
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Public Area

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