Shopper-Aide was awarded funding of £34,966, to run from May 2019 to April 2020.
Shopper-Aide provide support with shopping, housekeeping and provide social activities in Argyle and Bute.
They wanted to develop a workable way for people living with dementia in Kintyre to be able to have a social life in a dementia friendly community for as long as possible, while providing a growing respite for carers and family. This included providing information about suitable activities, where to go for help and how to manage life in general.
They created ways for local businesses, agencies and people living in the local area to learn about and be involved in building a dementia friendly community and learn about supporting those with dementia through inclusion and empowerment.