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Taxi drivers step up their awareness of dementia with specialist training

30 Aug 2019

 

Taxi drivers at Apollo Taxis based in the town centre have just received dementia awareness training – the first taxi company in Wrexham to organise this training for their staff.

The one hour session was delivered by Bev Larkins, a Dementia Champion and Member of Wrexham’s Dementia Friendly Communities Steering Group, at their premises in Charles Street.

Joss Thomas, Specialist Officer for licensing said: “Taxi drivers are the eyes and ears of our streets. They are often in a position to help those with dementia and to be even more aware of what that person is going through has to be a good thing. 

 

"I’d like to thank them all for taking part, particularly as this is a voluntary session and is not required for their licence conditions, and for recognising the significant role they can play in safeguarding our communities.”

Debbie Belton, Office Manager, said: “The session was really interesting and very helpful. We all feel better knowing we can help make a difference in a person’s life. 

 

"The session took about an hour and I’d encourage other organisations who play similar roles in the community as we do to take part.” 

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