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Swindon sees opening of purpose-built dementia specialist care home

A NEW specialist dementia care home in North Swindon has welcomed its first residents.Abbey House, based in Richardson Road, Abbey Meads is equipped to care for 73 residents over three floors and once fully operational will employ 200 staff. Ten people have already moved into the home and are settling in well.Specialist dementia care in SwindonAbbey […]

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  • 17 August 2016

Scarborough Theatre hosts dementia-friendly performance

A dementia-friendly performance of the latest show at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, The World Goes Round, will take place at 2.30pm on Wednesday 17 August.The show is a celebration of the songs of Kander and Ebb, has been receiving rave reviews. It will be performed as usual, but with minor adaptations to make it suitable […]

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  • 9 August 2016

Salford welcomes dementia-friendly pop-up pub for one day only

A community centre is being transformed into a traditional pub for a day as part of efforts to help people living with dementia.The Humphrey Booth Resource Centre, which supports people with dementia and their carers, is setting up a pop-up reminiscence room designed to resemble a traditional pub on Monday 8th August as part of […]

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  • 5 August 2016