Dunk a Donut for Dementia! 20th October 2020

In the daytime, gather your friends, family and colleagues together in person (socially distanced) or online and share a cuppa and a donut and donate a small amount to BDAA to support our vital work via our website. Join us at 7.30pm on Zoom in the evening for our review of the year: celebrating our […]

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Supporting Young People with Dementia

Free Online Webinars – 28th September at 10am and 28th October at 2pm Dementia is not just an older person’s condition; it also affects people in younger life. It is estimated there are over 40,000 people under the age of 65 living with a dementia diagnosis in the UK. Early onset dementia can affect people […]

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Neal’s Yard Hand Care Party

Join us for this hand care and relaxation session with Shakti, who will send out a wonderful selection of Neal’s Yard samples in the post. Book your ticket before 3rd September to receive these samples. Join via Zoom from the comfort of your home for a relaxing pampering session with organic natural products. Shakti will […]

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Isolation Resources – August

While we can’t host Happy Days live we thought we’d introduce some activities every other Friday (when the reminiscence telephone calls aren’t on) – please join in on our Facebook page.This week’s activity:What’s your favourite food? What are your memories of that food? Why do you love it?Sam: So I’ll start – cake! Memories of […]

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Isolation Resources – July

It’s our 7th Birthday next week! We’re delighted that storyteller Michael Loader is hosting an interactive Birthday celebration session on Friday 10th July at 2pm. All welcome. If you would like to join Michael please let us know by email (office@bdaa.org.uk) and we will send you the Zoom details. We’ve decided to wait until our […]

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Birthday celebrations!

It was on the 9th July 2013 that a public meeting was held at Westbury Baptist Church asking the question “Is Bristol a Dementia Friendly City”? As a result of that meeting, BDAA was launched. Since the launch, Westbury Baptist Church has provided tremendous support to the charity and also the joint run Happy Days […]

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Isolation Resources – June 2020

There’s still time to book a free place on our free Caring in Lockdown event. Further information or to book your place on 24th June or 1st July here. Our Happy Days Memory Café now offers a teleconference reminiscence call every Friday 2-3pm. This is great as people living with Dementia and their carers can […]

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Caring in Lockdown

There can be no doubt that lockdown has been challenging for everyone – but for those caring for someone living with dementia it has been incredibly tough. Caring in Lockdown is an hour long webinar to support carers, help them connect with others in the same situation, provide a few ideas for activity and also […]

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Isolation Resources – May 2020

Firstly, thank you again to everyone who has so generously supported Tony’s head shave. If you’ve received a letter from the government stating that you are an extremely vulnerable person, please go to the gov website and register. You will need your NHS number if possible. We’ve heard that you will then be contacted by […]

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BDAA during covid-19

We have obviously postponed a lot of our plans but they are simply postponed until they can start up again. For now, we’re working hard catching up on all those things we never had time for! We’re also offering our work online and sharing as many resources as we can. BDAA is an educational charity. […]

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