What we do

Our services support

people living with dementia.

Your kindness helps them to live well.

Become a member

Sign up and join in our fun events

Day care

Half, full and hourly sessions available

Become a volunteer

Make a difference to our members' lives

Welcome to BIADS

We are a charitable organisation formed to provide support for those who have any form of dementia and their families and friends.

Our services cover the Barnsley Metropolitan area. Our mission is to enable our members to live well with dementia in the community.

Volunteers needed

If you have free time on your hands and are looking to give something back to your community, come and join our friendly Charity shop team.  Please contact us on 01226 280057 for more information.




Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support are looking for new volunteers for their charity shop in Royston if you think this may be for you and you can spare a couple of hours per week please contactor email 01226 280057 us on [email protected] alternatively if you live in the Royston area you can pop into our shop on Midland Road and leave your details

12 Midland Road, Royston, Barnsley, S71 4QP

The signs of dementia -

what to expect

The symptoms of dementia can be varied. Find out more about what to do if you think you or a loved one has dementia.

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The facts about


There are 944,000 people with demetia in the UK. This will increase to over 1 million by 2030.

Find out more about this incurable condition.

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How we can help -

our services

We provide support to those affected by dementia, their carers, families and friends by providing support, social events and activities.

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Latest news & events

Forthcoming Events at BIADS

Forthcoming Events at BIADS Thursday 13th June BIADS – AGM Venue: Joseph Exley House – 1.00pm Monday 24th June Ukelele Band – Time 4 Tea ...
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What’s Happening at BIADS Week Commencing 27th May 2024

  What’s on at BIADS week commencing 27th May Monday Bank Holiday Tuesday Carer Support Group at 1pm Wednesday Lunch Club – if you would ...
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Wednesday Lunch Club

BIADS’ members are cordially invited to join us on Wednesdays at our centre on Dodworth Road for a two course lunch at 12.30pm. The food ...
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Celebrating fourteen years of dementia support

BIADS is holding an open day to mark fourteen years of helping families to live well with dementia. The event will be on 31st May ...
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How can we help?

To find out more about our services, or if you’d like to volunteer please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.