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Lottery funds new dementia-friendly nature activities in Dorset

A new nature project funded by the Big Lottery has been set up in Dorset to help the 13,000 residents there living with dementia. The Stepping into Nature project aims to improve the wellbeing of Dorset’s older people, including those living with dementia and their carers.The Dorset Area of Outstanding Beauty Partnership are working with […]

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  • 18 April 2018

GPS trackers can prove a life saver for those living with dementia

Researchers at the University of Southampton have concluded that location tracking GPS devices can play a significant part in helping people with dementia stay safe and continue to live independently.Becoming disorientated and getting lost is a common problem in people living with dementia. As many as 40% of those diagnosed get lost at some point, […]

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  • 16 April 2018

Lancaster to host major two-day dementia festival

The Duke’s theatre and arts venue in Lancaster is all set to host a unique 2 day dementia festival on 17th and 18th May 2018 to explore how the arts can touch the lives of people living with dementia in wonderful and remarkable ways.Creative Adventures in Dementia : A Life More Ordinary Festival invites people […]

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  • 12 April 2018