Meeting place for Doncaster dementia sufferers opens

The Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP is joined by (left to right) PROP member Dennis Jubb MBE, RDaSH Chief Executive Christine Boswell, PROP member Joan Morton and RDaSH Chairman, Madeleine Keyworth.
The Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP is joined by (left to right) PROP member Dennis Jubb MBE, RDaSH Chief Executive Christine Boswell, PROP member Joan Morton and RDaSH Chairman, Madeleine Keyworth.

A NEW meeting place has been opened for people suffering with dementia.

Care group People Relying on People (PROP) has unveiled the new facility at Fulwood Lodge at, St Catherine’s Hospital in Balby.

Doncaster Central MP Rosie Winterton and Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) chief executive Christine Boswell performed the opening ceremony today.

PROP supports people diagnosed with a young onset dementia and their carers. It has been running for ten years and offers practical advice and support, and a chance to go on day trips and holidays.

Miss Winterton said: “It is great that RDaSH are supplying this new space. I would like to congratulate them and PROP which, as a voluntary group, has done so much for people with dementia.

“I am sure this will make a huge difference to the people who use their services.”