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...
AGM and Day Care Open Day

AGM and Day Care Open Day

On Friday 13th March we held our Annual General Meeting and officially opened our Day Care Service.  It was a brilliant day with 92 people attending and finding out about our financial year ended 30th September 2019. None of us who took part in that day of...
Help from BMBC

Help from BMBC

Barnsley Council has launched a new COVID-19 emergency contact centre to help people who need emergency support after being impacted by disruptions due to coronavirus. This service is for people who do not have any support networks and will help vulnerable people who...
A message from South Yorkshire Police

A message from South Yorkshire Police

At challenging times like this, we see the community spirit of South Yorkshire people demonstrated in many ways. We know that groups are setting up all over the county to offer support to people who are isolating. Whilst in the vast majority of these cases, the...
Measures to combat coronavirus

Measures to combat coronavirus

Following a meeting we have taken the difficult decision to cancel all services with immediate effect until further notice. This includes all services held at our dementia centre, the Oswaldtwistle day trip, the May holiday to Fleetwood, the Shaw Lane Easter party,...
Carer endorsement for day care

Carer endorsement for day care

I took mum to BIADS for her first day session two weeks ago. I just want to say I’m a carer myself in work and also care for mum and I can honestly say I was so pleased and glad I have started to use this service.  She came out a different person for a good few hours...
Day Care Centre due to open in February

Day Care Centre due to open in February

BIADS’ DEMENTIA DAY CARE OUR FAMILY CARING FOR YOURS Our dementia day care centre opens in a few weeks’ time (all being well 17th February). If you would like your relative to spend a day, a half day or just a few hours with us while you have some time to...
Vacancy for carer support worker

Vacancy for carer support worker

We are recruiting for a carer support worker to join our carer support team, please see details below: 22 hours a week – flexibly applied £11,668.80 per annum Funded by the Henry Smith Charity The main purpose of this role is to provide information, advice and support...