Each person is unique and will experience dementia in their own way’ – Alzheimer’s Society

In 2012 the government launched the Prime Ministers Dementia Challenge.

One of the aims was to create dementia-friendly communities and Crawley was selected as one of the 12 early adopters of the scheme. There are now over 275 communities in England.

Dementia Friendly Crawley has been working over the past ten years on a number of projects and initiatives, including Crawley Men’s Shed.

In 2014, Dementia Friendly Crawley one a national award for the Outstanding Local Initiative.