Eric Liddell Centre Launch Dementia Care Fundraising Appeal
The Eric Liddell Centre has launched a fundraising appeal for its Dementia Day Care Service. The care charity and community hub based in South Edinburgh supports up to 70 people living with a diagnosis of dementia every week, with 3,500 places available every year.
It is hoped that a successful fundraising campaign will raise much needed funding to provide essential support for those living with dementia.
The service provides person-centred support while also enabling vital respite for loved ones.
John MacMillan, Chief Executive of the Eric Liddell Centre said: “Presently in the UK, dementia is the only condition in the top ten causes of death without a treatment to prevent, cure or slow its progression; although there have been some encouraging developments in recent research.
“We’re hoping that the community will support this appeal and help us to ease the challenge of dementia.”
Donations to the appeal can be made online at this link: https://platform.nationalfundingscheme.org/DEMENTIA?charity=DEMENTIA#.Xd6cpOj7SUk