Supporter emails – October 2021

Thanks to Norrms for starting this petition: MAKE DEMENTIA TRAINING MANDATORY FOR ALL CARERS AND NURSES. Please sign. Thanks to Bristol Age UK for their latest newsletter. Good information about some local groups. Thanks to BRACE for their latest magazine and Alzheimer’s Society for the latest edition of Dementia Voice. We’ve hesitated to share this – it […]

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Supporter emails – September 2021

Thanks so much to Shakti for running a Neal’s Yard online fundraising party for us – we raised £114 which pays for 5 MP3 players which bring so much joy to people living with dementia.. Two of our participants won £25 gift vouchers too. September is a busy month for us: It’s our Happy Days […]

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Supporter emails – August 2021

We’re really excited to announce that we have a date in the diary for a Young Onset Dementia pilot group at Alive’s Dementia Friendly Allotment on 16th September 1.30pm-3.30pm. We hope this will be there first of many. Bookings are live now for the all events at the allotment – follow the link above. There’s lots of […]

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Supporter emails – July 2021

We’re very excited to be hosting our Happy Days outing to Alive Activities’ Dementia Friendly Allotment today! We visited the site a couple of weeks ago – it already looked good but more was planned. We will share photos on our Happy Days Facebook page later. Great to read BRACE’s latest newsletter which includes our Bristol […]

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Supporter emails – June 2021

It was great to see so many people on our recent Bristol Dementia Charities Network webinar: Keeping Active with Dementia. Our next BDCN webinar is How You Can Reduce Your Risk of Dementia on 7th July 2pm-3pm.Dr Sebastian Green will run through what you can do to reduce your risk of a dementia diagnosis. Research has shown dementia risk […]

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Supporter emails – May 2021

We’ve had a great Dementia Action Week – we’ve run several Dementia Awareness sessions including to 183 Brownies – everyone was very engaged and drew some great brain pictures. We also ran sessions for Cabot Circus. We’ve had our latest Young Onset Dementia working group meeting – great plans that are moving ahead. Please sign Alzheimer’s […]

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Supporter emails – April 2021

We have some webinar collaborations coming up over the next few months: Book your free space for 22nd April 10.30-12.00 when we will be co-hosting a Safety in the Home and Falls webinar with We Care Home Improvements. Please share this poster and Eventbrite link:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/safety-in-the-home-and-preventing-falls-tickets-148655782447 We are co-hosting the next Dementia Friendly Churches’ webinar – Love & Loss, exploring questions around […]

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Safety in the Home and Preventing Falls

Having a fall can be a frightening and shocking experience. Whether the fall takes place indoors or outdoors, at home or away, it can make a person feel vulnerable. This is especially true for an older person and if this leads to a fear of falling, it can have a big impact on their quality […]

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Love & Loss webinar

About this Event All of us will have experienced loss in our lives, in some way or another. In many of these instances our grief will be profound because the loss has related to a person we love. Perhaps this is part of the cost of loving another person? As Tennyson once said: “’Tis better […]

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Isolation Resources – March 2021

Thanks to We Care Home Improvements for their latest newsletter. Some good Dementia Support Groups listed here. This BRACE event sounds good – online art workshops with Sarah Boden. The Cinnamon Trust is a charity for elderly and terminally ill people and their pets; they help people look after their pets when they can no longer do that themselves. This can […]

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