Tag Archives: dementia

VideoDementia care project grows in popularity

A service for people with dementia is growing in popularity. It provides support during the day, but is different to traditional day centres, because it invites people into ‘hosts’ own homes.

Posted on: 13 November 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
Older person and carer

Are you worried about your memory?

There are many reasons why people experience memory problems. Commonly it is simply due to age, but sometimes it can be caused by other conditions.

Posted on: 8 September 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Helping people live well with dementia

Devon County Council has commissioned a dementia support worker service from the Alzheimer’s Society and agreed funding for a new Devon Memory Café Consortium, in moves that will develop support in local communities for people with dementia

Posted on: 6 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Devon dementia care is good, but more education is needed

Awareness of dementia, its diagnosis and care for people with the condition is fantastic in Devon, but it’s inconsistent across the county, says a report to Councillors next week

Posted on: 16 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

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