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What Do We Provide?

Approach provides services to meet the
needs of older people with dementia or
mental health needs along with adults
who are socially disadvantaged.

We work mainly in North Staffordshire
and the City of Stoke-on-Trent.


Our services include: 

  • Specialist Day Care Groups
  • Men in Sheds Day Care Groups
  • Dementia Advisors
  • 1:1 Day Opportunities Support
  • Carers Cafes
  • Training Services

Please click here, or on the "Services" bubble
at the top of the page, to see more about
what we do.


For all enquiries or to find out more about 
anything Approach does please call.


Telephone 01782 214999


 Registered Charity Number : 1151038



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AJ1644 Mini Bus Driver - AM shifts

8.5 hours per week, Salary-£3292.90 per annum (actual)

AJ1638 Mini Bus Driver

16 hours per week, Salary-£6198.40p er annum (actual)

AJ1633 Day Opportunities Officer

25 hours per week, Salary – £12,272 per annum actual

Specialist Community Enablement Workers

£9.04 per hour, zero hours contract

Volunteers required

Have you ever thought about volunteering for Approach?


Upcoming Events

Rotary Biddulph Trolley Trek

Starting on Saturday 22nd October from the Town Hall steps in Biddulph, three Biddulph Rotarians are pushing a Sainsbury's trolley to Llandudno to complete a 90 mile trolley trek!

Dementia Awareness Day at Freeport Talke

Retailers at Freeport Talke have teamed up with North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Dementia Strategy Group to launch an awareness day at the shopping centre to raise the profile of dementia.

'Action West End'

Our Leek Day Care Group have been working with the Co-Op in Leek to raise awareness and funds for Approach as well as another local charity, Gateway Shed. 

Approach Cares Cafe 2016

Approach weekday Café dates for October-December 2016

Approach Carer Training 2016

Approach Dementia Awareness Sessions for Carers in 2016


Sporting Reminiscence Project with Stoke City Community Trust

Approach and Stoke City Community Trust are working together to launch a new evening based care service for older people that have dementia or other mental health issues.

Approach link up with HMP Dovegate

Approach have linked up with HMP Dovegate to pilot a scheme to deliver Dementia Awareness programmes within the prison.

World Alzheimer's Day

21st September is World Alzheimer's day. This annual event is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the most common type of dementia affecting 62% of those with a dementia diagnosis.

Dementia Friendly Church Enablers

Two part-time posts (each 0.4, FTE £25,000)

Charities Join Forces To Save Special Adventure Playground

Approach and Staffordshire based charity Our Space have created a partnership that will see the former premises of the North Staffs Special Adventure Playground returned to use.