Dr Simon Manchip will give a talk on dementia on Wednesday, February 26, at Broad Town Village Hall.

This event is organised by the WI and doors open 7.15 for 7.30pm.

The speaker, who s a consultant in old age psychiatry for Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership, is also the National Dementia Advisor for the Order of St John Care Homes Trust, a not-for-profit organisation with 74 care homes in England.

Dr Manchip's special interest is in the management of behavioural problems in dementia, especially in care homes.

His talk will be followed at 8.30pm by refreshments and an opportunity to ask questions.