Monthly Archives: June 2017

Robotic cats improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia

Robotic cats are being used by researchers at Wrexham Glyndwr University to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia.Researchers from the University have joined forces with a US toy giant to conduct research into how robotic companion pets can have a positive impact on people suffering with the condition.The robotic toy cats are designed to […]

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  • 19 June 2017

Photos that Look Beyond Dementia

“Looking Beyond” is a photo competition with a difference. It is aimed at encouraging photographers to take great images that convey a message of hope, support and understanding for those with dementia.The photography competition is the idea of Emma Williams. Emma’s Dad was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 66 and this opened her […]

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  • 13 June 2017

Brighton families needed for an innovative dementia care project

Brighton students are urging families to join them to take part in a ground-breaking and award-winning dementia care project.The project is called Time for Dementia. The organisers pair families affected by dementia with undergraduate students studying healthcare.The aim is to help the student to gain a better understanding of living with dementia and develop skills […]

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  • 8 June 2017

Exciting opportunity for people living with dementia in Anglesey

Book of You, a Welsh social enterprise that helps people with dementia share their special life moments with family, friends and carers has secured funding to offer training and support to 10 families in Anglesey completely free of charge.Based on the proven principles of reminiscence therapy, Book of You provides an engaging, fun and easy to […]

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  • 7 June 2017