Our mission is to provide help and support to those living with dementia and their carers.
Buddies Dementia Café will provide a safe, secure and friendly environment where our members can relax, have fun and enjoy stimulating activities.
We are a registered charity (No. 1184074) with the Charities Commission for England & Wales)
|Lulu Wood Chairman and Treasurer
One of the founders of Buddies Dementia Café. With over 25 years of experience of working in the volunteering sector , WRVS, Magistrate, Overseas with expats, Witness Care and Community Hub.
|June Gauke Publicity and Welfare Officer
One of the founder members of Buddies Dementia Café. Retired Company Director. 14 years as a volunteer at a Special Needs School and was also a governor for some of that time. Was a Trustee of Lincolnshire Mediation for a number of years. A fund raiser for Linkage and the Boultham Park Appeal. Vice President of the Lincoln Stroke Association. Member of Lincoln Colonia Rotary Club.
|Maggie Norris Secretary and Volunteer Officer
My career has mostly been concerned with the law: probate and conveyancing for a firm of Solicitors and then as a civilian officer with Lincolnshire Police. I worked in a variety of roles in C.I.D. Training and Operations, retiring as Principal Assistant to the Chief Constable. I have also worked for the National Health Service and enjoyed my time too as a volunteer on general ward duties at Lincoln County Hospital. Latterly I was a volunteer at Nettleham Library, before joining the Buddies team.