Category Archives for "Local support and activity groups"

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

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

Meet the elephants at Chester Zoo’s dementia cafe

Chester Zoo is playing host to a fortnightly dementia cafe set up last year by Alzheimer’s Society in partnership with Upton Dene Residential and Nursing Home.Held on the second and fourth Monday of every month at the zoo’s Bembe Cafe right at the main entrance, the dementia friendly coffee morning is a chance to have […]

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  • 28 March 2018

Lighthouse Poole continues successful series of dementia friendly film screenings

A POPULAR series of dementia-friendly film screenings continues this spring and summer at Lighthouse in Poole. Although not exclusively for people with dementia, the screenings are particularly suitable for those affected by the condition, their partners and family members, as well as the people who care for them professionally. The screenings allow for audience members to talk, […]

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  • 22 March 2018