Dementia

Julia Burton-Jones is Anna Chaplaincy lead and dementia specialist working within the Formation and Ministry team.

The main activities of her project are:

  • Anna Chaplaincy: Working with The Bible Reading Fellowship to establish Anna Chaplaincy to meet the pastoral and spiritual needs of people with dementia and their families;
  • Dementia activities: Supporting new activities in parishes aimed at responding to needs in dementia (including dementia cafes, information events and memory friendly worship) through training and networking opportunities;
  • Helping parishes work in partnership with other local agencies offering care and support to people with dementia;
  • Partnerships: Linking with other dioceses and denominations in developing effective approaches in dementia.

Churches across Rochester Diocese host regular activities for people affected by dementia.  For further information, click here.

Julia has a background in dementia education and carer/user involvement, having worked in this field since 1988.  She works on the project flexibly for 28 hours a week, alongside other dementia specific work for a number of specialist organisations.

 

Anna Chaplaincy Lead and Dementia Specialist

Julia Burton-Jones
Mobile: 07912 240856
Email: julia.burton-jones@rochester.anglican.org

See the Dementia Blog here: www.spiritualityanddementia.wordpress.com
Follow us on Twitter @juliaburtonjo

Articles on Dementia:

Dementia friendly community
Working Towards Being Dementia Friendly - checklist

 




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