Dementia-friendly Bury


Dementia support & resources in Bury

We are encouraging pharmacies in the Bury locality to join Bury Dementia Action Alliance. A Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) brings groups, organisations and businesses together to improve the lives of people with dementia. Greater Manchester LPC has joined the DAAs across Greater Manchester. To join, complete a short action plan with a few steps you will take to become more dementia-friendly.

Links to useful information

Bury: Dementia resources and support
Bury Carers Bury Carers offers support to carers who look after a relative, partner or friend of any age, who needs help due to a physical or mental illness or disability, frailty or an addiction.
The Bury Directory The Bury Directory is a fantastic resource with easy-to-navigate details for a vast range of services, support and groups. You can access information from the homepage and search for what you need. We’ve also listed some quick links to particular pages on dementia.

Bury Council: Dementia-Friendly Bury

Bury Council and local groups are working together to create dementia-friendly communities across the borough. The groups involve local businesses, public services, voluntary organisations, residents and more. There is one for each area of Bury and the groups meet regularly to lead and support steps that will their community more dementia-friendly.

For more information, and to join your local dementia-friendly community, contact Zena Shuttleworth (z.shuttleworth@bury.gov.uk, 0161 253 5272) or Shirley Allen (s.allen@bury.gov.uk, 0161 253 6302)at Bury Council.

Healthwatch Bury Healthwatch Bury is the local consumer champion for health and social care.