Alzheimer’s Society has welcomed Helen Taylor to the team in Causeway. Helen joins as Dementia Support Worker.
Helen is responsible for providing support, information, education and signposting for people with dementia and their carers through one to one visits.
Helen also runs carer support groups in Ballymoney, Coleraine and Ballycastle. Alongside these carer support groups Helen provides carer information evenings where carers have the opportunity to develop their knowledge on dementia. Helen will also deliver awareness talks to the community on dementia.
This work helps Alzheimer’s Society improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia and fight for a better world for people with all types of dementia.
Adrian Friel, Services Manager said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Helen to the Alzheimer’s Society and are confident that her vast range of skills and experience will help us to lead the fight against dementia.
“I’m confident Helen will play a key role in facilitating this in the Causeway area.”
Alzheimer’s Society is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There is an estimated 19,795 people with dementia in Northern Ireland and numbers continue to grow. Helen is contactable on 028 703 58887.