Tag Archives: Dementia Awareness Week

Four Rivers Dementia Alliance makes a splash in South Hams

An exciting initiative in the South Hams has created a wide-reaching network of dementia-friendly communities. The Four Rivers Dementia Alliance aims to improve the inclusivity of rural areas around the Avon, Erme, Plym and Yealm Rivers

Posted on: 20 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

The memory café and the secondary school

Colyton and Colyford Memory Café is a great example of how all generations in a rural community have come together to create a fun, social occasion for people living with dementia and their carers

Posted on: 19 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

An amble not a ramble: the memory café walking group

A new partnership in Honiton is helping people with dementia enjoy a fun and healthy leisure activity

Posted on: 18 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

How a reading group helps people with dementia

“Catford! Catford! It was just like that in Catford in 1947…” The woman who called out had been sitting quietly and seemingly, disconnected, from the rest of the reading group.

Posted on: 17 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Helping Barnstaple become Dementia Friendly

Barnstaple Dementia Action Alliance has a clear plan: to work collaboratively to make the town more accessible and inclusive for people living with dementia and their families

Posted on: 16 May 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing