Shaftesbury Dementia Support Group Receives £4,000 Council Grant

Sarah Rampton was one of the original drivers of Shaftesbury’s bid to become a dementia-friendly community.

Sarah Rampton

During lockdown, she started a pen pal service to keep elderly residents who are not online connected. Now fortnightly sessions of activities, including music and art, are back at the Royal British Legion Hall.

Sarah says a £4,000 Dorset Council grant means the service is guaranteed into 2022.