Isolation Resources – November

It’s Happy Days Memory Cafe’s 5th birthday on 6th November. Normally we’d celebrate in person with cake but this year it’s online but there’s still cake! Helen from RWA has kindly created an activity for everyone to do at home this week. We’ll also be sharing some photos of the past five years on our Facebook page […]

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Isolation Resources – October

Our first Supporting Young People with Dementia webinar went well last week and we came away with an action list and we’re already contacting people to get their views and input on how to move this forward and create groups (most likely virtual for now). We are running the webinar again on 28th October at […]

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Isolation Resources – September

We’re very excited about Dunk a Donut for Dementia! on 20th October. Gather your friends for an online coffee/tea and donut! We want to raise awareness of Dementia and have fun whilst doing so. Any donations via our website most welcome too.Join us at 7.30pm on Zoom in the evening for our review of the year: celebrating our […]

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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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