DEAWA

DEMENTIA AWARENESS SUPPORT GROUP

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DEAWA

DEMENTIA AWARENESS SUPPORT GROUP IN (BAME) COMMUNITY

Deawa- dementia awareness support group Launched on the 28th of November 2015 in Leeds and operates in LS8 and LS9 Postcode reaching out to the Black, Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) Community. Dementia is the biggest health and social care problem facing our society today, even more so for people in BAME communities.

Deawa received a certificate from Gerry Harper Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2016 – 2017. The certificate was given as an acknowledgement of the hardwork Deawa has been doing in the community of Leeds Providing dementia Awareness in BAME community. Deawa officials were glad to receive the award .During the event the Lord Mayor Thanked all Small Groups and Charities in Leeds for making the city great.

” 2020 saw the emegence of the corana virus causing a world wide pandenmic with govenrments and communities struggling to cope with the virus which seemed to disportionately affect BAME communites more.Deawa received funding from the government and lottery community fund to help spread awareness in a way that best reaches these communities”.

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MISSION

Reaching out to the Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) Community.

Culturally based awareness services and understanding the characteristics of Black and Asian communities

Deawa aims to remove barriers by using different approaches.

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