100 mile tandem challenge

100 mile tandem challenge

David Woolams and his wife, Linda, of Athersley North have set themselves the challenge of cycling 100 miles on their tandem to raise funds for BIADS.  They have calculated that this equates to 62.5 laps of Pugneys and they hope to complete the challenge over the next...
A message to anyone affected by dementia in Barnsley

A message to anyone affected by dementia in Barnsley

Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support (BIADS) is still available to offer support to Barnsley people affected by any form of dementia.  Our dementia support and day care centres are closed because of the lockdown measures but we have adapted the...
Testing for COVID 19

Testing for COVID 19

Please note information within this post is correct as of 1pm on the 4th May 2020 Some of our members have been asking advice about accessing tests for the virus. BIADS’ staff are not qualified health care professionals so can only provide you with the latest...
Urgent appeal

Urgent appeal

In these uncertain times BIADS needs help to continue to support people affected by any form of dementia. Please click on the link, read our story and donate if you can – at no other time has your support been needed as much justgiving.com/campaign/BIADSFamily...
BIADS’ Volunteer Befriending Service

BIADS’ Volunteer Befriending Service

To help reduce social isolation, loneliness and build relationships in these difficult circumstances BIADS is launching a new service namely, a Volunteer Befriending Service.  Volunteers will ring carers, members or former carers and provide friendly conversation and...