All Saints’ Friends Together dementia friendly café is welcoming people for conversation, support and fun reminiscence activities. Continue reading “Friends Together – Dementia accessible café”
Alzheimer’s Society have uploaded a new resource for carers assisting people with dementia.Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Society – Assisting People with Dementia Booklet”
Art Together is an art therapy group at Redcatch Community Garden. The group is for over 55s who are living with dementia and have become isolated or have lost confidence due to the pandemic. Carers can attend and take part with the person they care for.Continue reading “Art Together – art therapy group for people living with dementia”
University of Bristol is seeking people diagnosed less than four years ago, to explore the need for post-diagnostic support. What works for people living with dementia, and their ideas for improvement.Continue reading “University of Bristol – Living with dementia for a post-diagnosis support study”
Alive, a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of older people and their carers have some great activities lined up for April and May!Continue reading “Alive Activities – Upcoming April & May events”
Healthwatch Bristol and Healthwatch South Gloucestershire have mapped the local and national support available to support people who care for loved ones with dementia and assist professionals seeking to advise people who care for people with dementia.Continue reading “Healthwatch – Dementia Carers Support Map”
A free dementia webinar will take place on Wednesday 28 October at 2pm. Go along to learn more about dementia in young people of working age. Continue reading “Free webinar: supporting young people with Dementia”
A new tech wristband has been launched in Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and Somerset to help improve the safety of people with dementia. Continue reading “New safety wristband for people with dementia”
Marie Curie is working to improve their online information for end of life carers. They have developed a questionnaire to ask carers about their experiences and needs. Continue reading “Marie Curie survey for end of life carers”
Since the coronavirus, many carers are struggling. However, we recognise the particular challenges for those who are looking after someone with dementia through coronavirus. Continue reading “Dementia carers – coronavirus local support”
Come along to three new social groups at Active Lifestyle Centres in Yate, Thornbury and Kingswood, especially for people with dementia, their carers, family and friends.
Be prepared for the future – learn to understand dementia as it progresses and how to seek support.
Learn how to prepare for the future and be better supported for yourself and the person you care for.
Thursday 18th July 2019 (doors open at 6.30pm, talks start at 7pm, finish 8.30pm)
BAWA Health and Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, BS34 7RG.
Dementia Carers Count are currently offering free spaces on their Dementia Carer Support Course. This is a three day residential course which takes place in Swindon on 25th – 27th June 2019.
The South Gloucestershire Dementia Action Alliance (SGDAA) has been working to make communities dementia friendly. This means places where those living with dementia and their carers/supporters feel respected, supported, understood, able to access services easily and be a part of their community.
North Bristol Trust are looking for people aged 45 and over who are interested in taking part in dementia research.