Julia Burton-Jones is dementia specialist project officer working within the Mission and Community Engagement team.

The main activities of her project are:

  • Working with The Gift of Years at The Bible Reading Fellowship establish Anna Chaplaincy to meet the pastoral and spiritual needs of people with dementia and their families;
  • Supporting new activities in parishes aimed at responding to needs in dementia (including dementia cafes, information events and memory friendly worship) through training and networking opportunities;
  • Helping parishes work in partnership with other local agencies offering care and support to people with dementia;
  • Linking with other dioceses and denominations in developing effective approaches in dementia.

Julia has a background in dementia education and carer/user involvement, having worked in this field since 1988.  She works on the project flexibly for 28 hours a week, alongside other dementia specific work for a number of specialist organisations.

Churches across Rochester Diocese host regular activities for people affected by dementia.  For further information, click here.

Dementia Specialist Project Officer
Julia Burton-Jones

Mobile: 07912 240856

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Articles on Dementia:

Dementia friendly community
Dementia Friendly Church


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