BDAA’s Chair speaks to Metro about dementia during COVID-19

BDAA’s Chair, Tony Hall appears in Metro’s latest feature looking at how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting people with dementia and the relatives who care for them. You can find a link to the full article here where Tony shares his and Barbara’s story along with his thoughts on how dementia suffers can get through […]

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Isolation Resources – April 2020

This has clear information about coronavirus: https://inclusionnorth.org/coronavirus-easy-read-information/ Lots of great resources here: https://www.dementiavoices.org.uk/latest-news/ Please view this fraud crime prevention video from our Senior Citizen Liaison Team. Please share with to anyone you feel will benefit from the knowledge and safety information provided. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IImntGvp84&feature=youtu.be Alzheimer’s Society has also written about scams: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/blog/coronavirus-covid-19-scams-people-affected-dementia?dm_i=5PV4,ZYQ,B2JS0,3HZP,1 This is a helpful […]

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Isolation Resources

We thought it might be helpful to put together a list of resources: If you can, please support the North Somerset Dementia Friends 3000 Challenge April 3-5th. It is now an online challenge – people are asked to join an online Dementia Friends session at: https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/register-digital-friend and then let them know on the Facebook page: […]

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BDAA has won a Voscur Award!

Bristol DAA has won a Voscur! At last night’s Voscur Awards for Social Impact at the SS Great Britain, BDAA received the award for Resilience. You can see the photos on our FB page and we would like to say “Thank you” to all those people who voted for us. We were launched in 2013 […]

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Tony and Barbara at Gold Star Awards Evening

Tony and Barbara enjoyed their festive lunch at the Gold Star Awards last week. They were joined by Tina Blackwill and Jenny Warmsley who nominated Tony for the Gold Star Carers Award. Read more about Tony’s award in our previous article. Photo taken by Tina Blackwill

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NCS Dementia documentary featuring BDAA’s Tony Hall

The National Citizen Service (NCS) has recently produced a documentary on Dementia Friends which features our Chair, Tony Hall. You can watch the documentary on Google Drive for free by following the link here. The documentary begins by asking various members of the Bristol public their thoughts around Dementia with an in-depth interview with Tony […]

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