Monthly Archives: March 2016

Hospital garden opens for dementia patients in Yeovil

By opening a specially designed garden space Yeovil Hospital is hoping to provide a valuable quiet space where dementia patients may be able to regain a sense of wellbeing away from the hussle and bussle of the busy wards. Janine Valentine, Nurse Consultant for dementia at the hospital, explains more… Paul Mears, chief executive, Yeovil hospital, Janine […]

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  • 31 March 2016

Creating dementia carer friendly workspaces

Giving employers the information they need to create dementia carer friendly workspaces and better support their employees who are working and caring for someone with dementia is the aim of a one day training course being run by the charity Pathways through Dementia and 4Dementia Carers in partnership with RemindMeCare. An increasing number of employees […]

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  • 30 March 2016

North Yorkshire Dementia Support Service celebrates success

A support service funded by North Yorkshire County Council and the NHS to help the county’s residents deal with the impact of dementia is celebrating two years of success.The County Council, in partnership with the NHS clinical commissioning groups in North Yorkshire, commissioned a dementia support service in 2014. The overall aim of the service […]

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  • 21 March 2016

Dance and Dementia..classes open to all at York St John

Weekly dance sessions at York St John University for anyone living with dementia, along with family, friends and carers, are able to continue thanks to funding awarded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.The friendly Tuesday morning dance sessions, which have run successfully since October last year, are completely free of charge and open to everybody, whatever their […]

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  • 17 March 2016
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