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Wembley embraces dementia accessibility

Words by Abi Scaife

Wembley Stadium is going dementia-friendly.

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Alzheimer’s Society has come up with a scheme encouraging stadiums and arenas to become more accessible for people with dementia.

Wembley has jumped in with both feet, training stewards on dementia awareness and overhauling its website to make it more accessible.

Additionally, they are making chaperones more easily available to those suffering from all kinds of disabilities, including invisible ones.

They are joining a large number of other stadiums and event hosts who are making the change based on advice from the Alzheimer’s Society.

To see the guide made by the Alzheimer’s Society, check out their website.

Charity check-in 

At Smiley Movement, we like to elevate the work of charities across the world. Here are three charities whose causes align with the themes in this article.

Dementia UK. This is a charity that provides Admiral Nurses for families affected by dementia, to help support those in need. Find out more here.

Alzheimer’s Research UK. Alzheimer's Research UK are the UK's leading Alzheimer's research charity aiming to find a cure for dementia. Learn how to support them here.

Alzheimer’s Society. They are working towards a world without dementia, giving help to those living with dementia today, and providing hope for the future. Learn more here.

This article aligns with the UN SDG Good Health and Wellbeing.

This article aligns with the following UN SDGs

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