As part of our commitment to creating Dementia friendly environments and to celebrate Dementia Awareness Week (16 – 20 May), the team at Family Mosaic have been on a mission to spread the word about Dementia and how it can affect people living with it.

Our Dementia Champions have run awareness raising sessions and encouraged team members to become Dementia Friends. As part of our efforts, we have proudly recruited 65 new Dementia Friends.

One of our newest Dementia Friends said:

It has changed my way of thinking and I was shocked to know it can happen to anyone and not just when you get old.

One of our dedicated team members, Holly Martin, also raised £250 for Alzheimer’s Society by volunteering to give manicures to colleagues who generously donated towards the charity.

Staff members also visited two schemes for older people and offered free mini manicures and hand massages. The visit was enjoyed by all involved with one customer happily telling the team that she could…

…go to bingo tonight now because I feel like brand new!

You can see more pictures from our fundraising events here.