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Cash grants in Suffolk to help communities become dementia-friendly

Up to £5,000 is being offered to groups in Suffolk who want to make their communities dementia-friendly. The Alzheimer’s Society-created programme aims to improve inclusion and the quality of life for people living with dementia. This includes establishing dementia-friendly communities in which people with dementia feel confident knowing they can contribute and participate in meaningful […]

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  • 29 May 2015

Devon football club trailblazes dementia support

A Devon football club is leading the way in providing dementia support for its fans. Plymouth Argyle Football Club has teamed up with Plymouth University to help the club connect with supporters living with, or caring for, someone with dementia. “We know that people living with dementia symptoms are at higher risk of becoming isolated, […]

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  • 29 May 2015

Admiral Nursing Service In Hull To Be Scrapped

A DEMENTIA charity that runs a specialist nursing service for patients and families in Hull has said scrapping it will put more pressure on struggling families. NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group and Humber NHS Foundation Trust has decided to axe funding for the Admiral Nursing service in Hull, which provides support for almost 80 patients […]

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  • 27 May 2015

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Tea Dance at Peterborough Town Hall

The Peterborough Telegraph reported on this local initiative by the P.D.A.A. Looks like they had great fun!​ The sounds of 1950s music propelled people with dementia and Alzheimer’s on to the dance floor for a special event at Town Hall in Bridge Street.​The Spring Tea Dance was put on by the Alzheimer’s Society alongside the Peterborough […]

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  • 27 May 2015