Cornwall Council's guide to services and support available for those living with dementia in the county.
Posted 1420 days ago.
D.A.D. was founded by Norman McNamara to celebrate the achievements made in raising awareness of dementia throughout the year and to boost fundraising work in support of a different dementia related charity each year.
Posted 1439 days ago.
A new website listing all memory cafes across the UK
Posted 1439 days ago.
Part of the Creative Spaces project, these six short films are visual representations of poems written with people living with dementia. The poems are shaped from conversations in a garden between poet Karen Hayes and residents of Trevarna Nursing home in St. Austell.
Posted 1457 days ago.
This film highlights the first 3 years of the project when we brought together care home staff, residents, their relatives and young people from the community. Working with them we redesigned and enhanced their garden so that it supported the needs of everyone there and provided greater opportunities for meaningful connections with the local community
Posted 1457 days ago.
Link to our website page with all the up and coming Dates and times.
Posted 1468 days ago.
Memory Cafe's help refresh and reweave the relationships between people suffering with memory loss and their carers.
Posted 1468 days ago.
Presentation we prepared to help people better understand Dementia.
Posted 1469 days ago.
The letter that kicked started the Camelford Dementia Action Alliance.
Posted 1469 days ago.
A 7 point guide to help people in the retail trade understand Dementia. Written by Norman Mc Namara (Diagnosed with dementia 5 years ago at the age of just 50yrs).
Posted 1469 days ago.
The 'E' of SPACE, looking at providing environments that are dementia friendly looking in particular at hospital environments, but some great input about signage from those living with dementia.
Posted 1469 days ago.
An NHS website full of information around dementia which can be set to your location, definitely worth a look.
Posted 1469 days ago.
Norman Mc Namara, diagnosed with dementia five years ago aged just 50yrs old, he has his own blog on the Torbay Action Alliance. You can find poems, videos, blogs and even books here.
Posted 1469 days ago.
When faced with a parent suffering from Alzheimer's, most of us respond with denial ("It won't happen to me") or extreme efforts at prevention. But global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh sees it differently. She's taking three concrete steps to prepare for the moment -- should it arrive -- when she herself gets Alzheimer's disease.
Posted 1469 days ago.
Information for customer-facing staff
Posted 1470 days ago.
The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. It provides a positive vision for how people can live well with dementia and treats the person with dementia as a whole person who uses a range of good and services from care homes to corner shops.
Posted 1470 days ago.