D-CaFF News

D-CaFF’s Joyce wins the Pride of Bury Award

On Friday, 27th October 2017, Joyce, age 90, was presented with the Pride of Bury award for her contribution to D-CaFF.

D-CaFF wins the award for the Best Community Project funded by the Township Forum in 2017

On Wednesday 17th May 2017, Joani Beale, Laura Roberts and Alistair Waddell were invited along to the last full Council meeting of Mayor Connelly’s term of office to collect the award for the “Best Community Project funded by the Township Forum”. It was the local Township Forum (Council funded) which gave the GVC a £400 grant to open D-CaFF in May 2016.

D-CaFF Finalist in National Alzheimer’s Society Awards 2016!

Greenmount Village D-Caff was a runner-up in the category for Dementia Friendly Community Of The Year Award (2016); Rural. There were 400 applicants in total and the D-CaFF was one of three finalists for the awards. Joani Beale said beforehand, “Whatever the outcome of the awards, all our members are winners in our eyes!”.

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