Coffee morning at Norwich’s Assembly House to feature dementia nurse and knitted flowers

Dianne Fernee, organiser of the Wymondham Dementia Support Group, with some of the knitted and croch

Dianne Fernee, organiser of the Wymondham Dementia Support Group, with some of the knitted and crochet forget me knots she is collecting, one for each person living with dementia in Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

A nurse who specialises in dementia and 18,250 hand-crafted forget-me-nots will feature at an upcoming coffee morning.

Some of the knitted and crocheted forget-me-nots. Picture: DIANNE FERNEE

Some of the knitted and crocheted forget-me-nots. Picture: DIANNE FERNEE - Credit: Archant

The event is being organised as part of a nationwide Dementia UK fundraiser, Time for a Cuppa, and will take place at the Assembly Rooms in Norwich from 10am to 3pm on Tuesday, March 7.

Dianne Fernee, Wymondham Dementia Support Group organiser, said there would an opportunity for a 25-minute consultation with an Admiral nurse who specialised in dementia care.

The forget-me-nots, which have been knitted and crocheted by volunteers to raise awareness of Norfolk's lack of Admiral nurses, will also be on display.

The Assembly Rooms and chef, Richard Hughes, have donated tea, coffee and cake and the use of a room for the event.


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Consultations can be booked by calling 02076 974317, or in person on the day.

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