Morrisons at Hastings becomes a dementia friendly supermarket

Morrison's in Queens Road Hastings has introduced a Quiet Hour to support its customers who have Dementia and Autism.

Friday, 23rd November 2018, 10:51 am
Updated Friday, 23rd November 2018, 10:57 am
Dementia Friendly Morrisons SUS-181123-102746001
Dementia Friendly Morrisons SUS-181123-102746001

The Quiet Hour will be every Saturday from 9.30am to 10.30am and will ensure that there is no background music or in store public announcements played during this time.

SEE ALSO: Hastings man convicted of controlling behaviour told woman what to wear Chairman of the Dementia Action Alliance Lord Brett McLean said “ Huge thanks must be given to Morrisons for introducing the Quiet Hour, thus supporting those with Dementia and Autism.

“The quiet hour will provide these customers with the opportunity to undertake shopping without distraction. If all businesses can provide a service like this then it all goes towards making Hastings and St Leonard’s a dementia friendly Borough.”