Supporting people with dementia

Creating a Society where no one's left out

In 2017, we made a three year commitment to working with the Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland to raise funds and awareness, as well as maintaining a focus on the needs of people with dementia.

In 2018, we raised over £90,000, and since the beginning of our partnership in 2017 we’ve raised a grand total of £178,000.

Alzheimer's Society Alzheimer Scotland

Alzheimer's Society registered charity number 596645. Alzheimer Scotland registered charity number SCO22315.

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How we’re becoming dementia-friendly

At Skipton Building Society we’re committed to becoming a dementia-friendly organisation.

This means helping in a number of ways including sponsoring Bradford University’s Dementia Research Doctoral Training Centre, which is funded by the Alzheimer’s Society and focuses on improving care, health and wellbeing at points of transition for people affected by dementia.

In Scotland, it also means we help support Alzheimer Scotland’s 24 hour Freephone Dementia Helpline, Dementia Resource Centres, Dementia Advisors, Community Activity Organisers, Volunteer Coordinators and much more.

Imran Najeeb

It’s really important that people living with dementia have a voice, remain active and most importantly feel included in the community. I’m delighted that my team was recognised for all their hard work and effort they’ve put in to making Bury dementia friendly.

Imran Najeeb - Bury Branch manager. Bury branch won the ‘Customers at the heart of everything’ award in the UK Customer Service Awards 2017.

Help and support

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Dementia and your finances

When you're living with dementia, managing your money could become more complicated.

You can get information from your local authority about care and financial support you can get access to.

Find out more

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We think it's important to support our local communities and give something back to those who make a difference.

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