Category Archives for "Local support and activity groups"

Dementia Friendly Wrexham launch new pilot art sessions

Starting in September, Dementia Friendly Wrexham are running an Inclusive Arts programme for those living with dementia and their carers.The arts project is the result of a generous donation from the Rayfield family following the great success of an art sale which took place in April, where each piece of art was wonderfully created by […]

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  • 3 August 2018

Royal Voluntary Service helps to improve wellbeing of hospital patients with dementia in Cumbria

The Royal Voluntary Service is working with University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) to develop volunteer-led services to improve the wellbeing of older patients with long term conditions such as dementia, during their stay in hospital.This integrated approach between UHMBT and RVS helps volunteers provide companionship and reassurance, relieve boredom, read, help […]

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  • 13 June 2018

Free activities planned for Dementia Action Week in the Cotswolds

Dementia Action Week Monday 21st May to Friday 25th May 2018 Various venues across the areaCotswold District Council has joined forces with the Alzheimer’s Society and several local organisations to organise the Cotswold Dementia Action Week from May 21-25. The public are invited to the following free events across the district which are designed to highlight […]

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  • 18 May 2018

New singing group for residents with dementia in Alderley Edge

A singing group is being started for Alderley Edge residents living with memory loss and mental health issues associated with dementia. The congregation at St Philip & St James Church has been thinking for a while how it can help meet the needs of older people living in Alderley Edge, especially those living with dementia, as […]

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  • 3 May 2018