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Dementia exercise programme from British Gymnastics Foundation gets remarkable results

A chair based exercise programme designed specifically for older people with dementia is being rolled out across the country after trials have proved it has demonstrable benefits in the physical, emotional and cognitive aspects of everyday life. The Love to Move programme, created by the British Gymnastics Foundation, is aimed at getting older people moving and functioning […]

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  • 24 May 2017

Living well with Dementia – training for families in York now available

A 6 week course to help people living with dementia, their families and carers, is being offered by the Alzheimer’s Society in York.Starting on April 27th, the course aims to help people understand more about dementia in its various forms and how it will affect them. Previous courses have run successfully with participants developing greater understanding […]

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  • 6 April 2017

Norfolk to pilot tailor-made dementia specialist Admiral nursing service

The introduction of a 2 year pilot project to bring dementia specialist nursing services to Norfolk has been made possible thanks to collaboration between the county’s Clinical Commissioning Groups and Dementia UK, the national charity which funds Admiral Nurses.   The service which will support families affected by dementia across the county has been welcomed by Former […]

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  • 13 March 2017

Eastleigh cinema presents monthly dementia-friendly screenings

The Point cinema in Eastleigh, Hampshire has announced its Spring programme of accessible screenings designed specially for anyone with dementia, learning difficulties or additional needs.The screenings are open to everyone and the atmosphere is relaxed. Normal cinema rules do not apply! The lights will be left on slightly so people can move about with ease during the […]

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  • 1 February 2017