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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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AJ1633 Day Opportunities Officer

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

Dementia Friendly Church Enablers

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

AJ1627 Specialist Community Enablement Worker

Leek  £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. 

Café dates

Approach weekday Café dates for July to September 2016

Approach Carer Training 2016

Approach Dementia Awareness Sessions for Carers in 2016


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.

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.  

A Positive Approach July 2016

Click below to read what we've been up to recently...

Comfort Dolls Appeal

We are appealing for clean, soft bodied dolls for use in our day care groups.

Co-op Charity Walk

The Co-Op in Leek are very generously working to support our Approach Day Care Group in Leek. As part of this, the team are taking part in a charity walk.