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Approach to Launch Film Highlighting 1 to 1 Dementia Support Service My Day My Way

My Day My Way is our 1 to 1 dementia support service. People affected by dementia often feel they cannot carry on with their interests & hobbies, however, we have a strong belief that they can, while continuing to live well with dementia-thanks to My Day My Way. Our film highlights how people using the…


Approach to Offer Half Day Sessions in Day Opportunities

New for 2019!   Approach is introducing New Half Day sessions in our Day Opportunities Groups, including Men in Sheds. Some people can find a full day tiring and would like a shorter time away from home, this new opportunity will give them and their carer the chance to experience a day group without a…


Approach 2018 Quality Report

Our Quality Report Each year Approach send out a questionnaire to all carers and service users who have used our services over the last 12 months.  The feedback is used by the Board of Directors and Management Team to implement an improvement action plan during the following 12 months to ensure we continue to provide…


Approach Annual Report

The Approach Annual Report has been uploaded to the Approach Website and is available to view on the Newsletter and Annual Report page tab on our home page. It features our activities for the 2017-18 year including  :- Our Mission Statement Chair & CEO Report Treasurer’s Report Reports on our services Carer and Service User Feedback Funders…


Donate Your Unwanted Christmas Presents to Approach

Dementia Care Charity Approach is appealing to donate unwanted Christmas presents to help them fundraise. A YouGov poll found that 44% of people either forget or throw away unsuitable Christmas gifts. Of the 44% over a third simply left them in a cupboard and forgot about them. Approach would look at reselling or raffling off…


Approach Christmas Office Closure Information

Approach Office and services will be closed from 4.30 pm on Friday 21st December and we will recommence services from 8.30 am on Wednesday2nd January. Our My Day My Way (MDMW) service will continue to operate as usual throughout the Christmas period apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. The on call phone will be…


Fishing Match Raises £520 for Approach from Unity in the Community

A team of people from Unity in the Community organised a charity fishing match in July of 2018 to raise funds for Approach. The event ran for 5 hours with some excellent catches on the day. A video of the day was made (see below) The team from Unity in the Community (UITC) were inspired…


Approach and Dougie Mac Strategic Alliance Project Liason Louise Eagle Talks to 6 Towns Radio

Approach and Dougie Mac Strategic Alliance Project Liason Louise Eagle was a guest Smokey Bob’s 6 Towns Radio show on Monday 10th December on his Topics show. You can listen again to the show on the link below  


Christmas Raffle 2018 Winners

Here are the list of winners in our 2018 Christmas raffle. Congratulations to everyone who won a prize- we hope you all enjoy your prizes. We are now contacting all winners to arrange collection!


Fundraise through Facebook for Approach

We have joined forces with social media giant Facebook and created a way to fundraise for Approach via their platform. People who use facebook can simply click this link Facebook Fundraise For Approach and follow the simple set of instructions to raise money for us. You may like to offer to raise monies as an alternative to…


Newcastle Lions Club Support Approach’s Disability Friendly Allotment Project

Thank you very much to Newcastle-under-Lyme Lions Club who have donated £500 to Approach and our disability friendly allotment at the Brook Centre, Stanier Street. In October, the Lion’s Club held a fundraising evening at Chinese Restaurant, Furama Palace in Trent Vale. It was a wonderful evening featuring a raffle, quizzes and of course, delicious…


Approach Picks Up Aspire Housing’s Education in the Community Award at the Community Christmas Event

This afternoon we attended the Aspire Housing Community Christmas Event where we were presented with the Education in Community award for our work with St. Mary’s Primary School. You may remember earlier this year that our Men in Sheds took part in Aspire Housing’s Environment Day; which saw them work with Aspire Housing and St. Mary’s…


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