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Approach to Hold Monthly Dementia Information Stalls at The Royal Stoke University Hospital

Approach is pleased to be working in conjunction with the lead Dementia Nurse at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust to hold monthly dementia information stalls at The Royal Stoke University Hospital to offer patients, carers and relatives support and information. Our first information stall will be in the Hospital Foyer on Thursday 24th…


Kate’s Dream Riders Raise £425 From Their Ride to Llandudno

Kate’s Dream Riders have raised an outstanding £425 for Approach following their ride out to Llandudno. The motorcycle group was initially set up to raise funds to support their name sake, Kate Madeley fund her bucket list dreams after she was diagnosed with cancer. The group also now fundraise to help other local causes continue…


The Association of Mirpur Welfare Fund Generously Donate £250 to Approach

Thank you to The Association of Mirpur Welfare Fund who popped into our office to present us with a cheque for £250. The Association of Mirpur Welfare Fund do fantastic work in supporting members of our community with matters such as benefits, passports, immigration, housing. The charity is also passionate about integrating and interacting with…


British Retailer Marks and Spencer Raise Funds for Approach

In early 2018, Marks and Spencer’s Hanley store chose to support Approach as their Charity of the Year. Employees at the Hanley store were keen to support Approach through this initiative since a number of staff members have in some way been affected by dementia and have used Approach’s Carer’s Cafés and Training services. Phil…


Creative Group for People in the Early Stages of Dementia and their Carers

     A new weekly creative group to enrich and inspire people in the early stages of dementia and their carers. We invite people living with dementia in the community and their companions to join us on Monday mornings for sociable sessions which include music, movement, and story. “Dementia is one of the biggest challenges…


Kate’s Dream Riders Hit the Road to Llandudno to Raise Funds for Approach

Motorcycle group, Kate’s Dream Riders donned their leathers and took part in a ride out to Llandudno to raise vital funds for Approach.     After a walk along the promenade to stretch their legs and an obligatory seaside ice-cream, the group headed back to North Staffordshire to enjoy an evening of music and further…


Portmeirion Group support Approach through their Charity of the Year Initiative

We are delighted to announce that Portmeirion employees have voted to support Approach as one of their three charities for 2019/20. Portmeirion will be supporting Approach by raising money through events, raffles, seconds ware sales in order to sustain our free carers services as well as contributing funds to allow us to purchase a new…


Newcastle Dementia Friendly Community Work Towards Creating a More Dementia Friendly Town

The newly formed ‘Newcastle-Under-Lyme Dementia Friendly Community’ (DFC) group are working towards Newcastle becoming more welcoming and accessible to anyone affected by dementia. To promote this year’s Dementia Action Week (20-26 May 2019) Newcastle DFC steering group have organised an event to raise awareness about dementia and the support available in the Borough. On Thursday…


Ambitious Dave Climbs Kilimanjaro to Raise £3000 to Support his Local Carers Café

In January 2020, Dave Boon is taking part in the challenge of a lifetime as he heads over to Tanzania for 10 days to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Dave has been interested in trekking Kilimanjaro since walking Hadrian’s Wall last year to raise funds for Marie Curie. Dave recently found out about the work Approach does…


Fearless Friends Take on Born Survivor Challenge to Raise Funds for Approach

Thank you to Liz Finneron from You’ll See Life Coaching who has rounded up a few of her brave clients and friends to get muddy and raise funds for Approach! The team are taking on the gruelling Born Survivor obstacle course on Saturday 11th May and are asking the community to kindly sponsor their efforts….


Approach Contact Issues

Unfortunately our internet and server systems are currently under the weather and we are unable to pick up or answer any Approach emails.   We are really sorry for any inconvenience; if you need to get in touch with us please contact the office by telephone on: 01782 214999 We are working to fix the…


Approach open Second Day Opportunities Group in Leek

For the last few years we have operated a group every Tuesday from the Salvation Army Centre, Salisbury Street. Due to the popularity of this group in Leek we are now able to offer a second day opportunities group, which operates every Thursday, also from the Salvation Army Centre. This opportunity has only been possible…


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