Pharos Lodge 6450 and Trent Valley Daylight Lodge 9779 have both
given £750 donations from the New Provincial Benevolent Fund to Peggy’s World,
and Community Interest Company offering a flexible approach to care and support
for dementia sufferers and their families.
The organisation, based in Scunthorpe, offers a range of services daytime
activities, domiciliary care, overnight short breaks from one night to eight
weeks, which offers families a consistent approach to their care, thus enriching
The service offers education and information, practical help for
the sufferer, and psychological or emotional support provided free via a
Specialist Dementia Nurse.
The organisation is run by Tilly Brock, who said: “What Peggy’s
World can offer is a flexible approach from a menu of services, and maintain
relationships by providing familiar ‘paid for’ carers. We can offer
one-to-one domiciliary care and respite breaks to support the sufferer and
their wife or husband. The result is increased wellbeing for person with
dementia and their family.”