The Badbury Centre

What does it do?

The centre includes a base for our Friends at Home Woking service, it houses a day club for people with dementia run by Woking Alzheimer's Society and amenities to support a range of professionals and carers. We have recently established a dementia resource library providing books, information and activities for lending to people with dementia and their carers.
'Friends with Dementia' projectThe Bradbury Centre is also be the home of our Friends with Dementia project, run in conjunction with Surrey County Council and Surrey Primary Care Trust.  This project:

Provides simple and accessible information about dementia and the services available locally, to support people with dementia and their carers.
Runs peer support groups for those with dementia and for their carers.  Specific groups are run for members of the local Asian British community.
Provides online social network forums to extend the capacity for 24hr peer support.
Employs an outreach worker and volunteers from relevant cultural backgrounds.
Directs service users to support services for people with dementia already available in the area, including home support, day care, dementia cafés, social events and advocacy.
Offers a drop-in resource library with internet access on-site as well as books, DVDs and activities to use at home.
Provides direct access to local commissioners to influence the development of services in the Woking area.
The Bradbury Centre opened in June 2007 and was made possible by generous grants from The Bradbury Foundation, The Big Lottery Fund and The Bernard Sunley Foundation.

Who it is for?

The centre provides facilities for people with dementia.

Where it is available?

Local service (Woking).

How to access or apply for it:

Please call for further information.


Info last updated:

The Bradbury Centre, Smiles Place, Lavender Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 8BJ