Mum’s fight with dementia prompts daughter to open dedicated centre



A daughter who was touched by her mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s has realised her dream of opening a day centre for people with dementia.
 Tess Pennock and business partner Gillian Hope officially launched Combined Touch – a community interest company – at Horsley Hill Square, in South Shields, this week.
The centre aims to provide care and support to people with early to mid-onset dementia through a range of activities to help keep their minds active.
The dream to open up a dementia centre came following Tess’ time spent with her mum Fern Utton and realising more needed to be done to... read more

 
15 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 19
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