Churches Dementia Awareness Day

Rebecca WeareDementia Friends Information Session, Raising awareness

We are holding a Churches Dementia Awareness Day on Tuesday 16th October at 9.30am.  An opportunity for people to find out more about dementia, to take part in a dementia friends information session and to consider dementia awareness specifically in a church or faith context.  Stay and enjoy soup and network at the end of the session.

Dementia Friends at KCC

Rebecca WeareRaising awareness

Last year we worked with Kingsbridge Community College.  We were invited by Ms Flintham and Mr Luckhurst to talk to their Year 9 students about dementia.  The first group designed a logo for our group, we selected six finalists, and the logos were voted on by the public.  We are very pleased with Jenny’s winning design which we now use … Read More

Staying Connected

Scot BastonPodcasts

People with dementia and those who provide care often have many questions; we could all do with some help from time to time. Anne looks after her parents while also caring for others as part of her work in the community and in this podcast we learn about the importance of staying connected and how we can achieve this through … Read More

Keeping Children Informed

Scot BastonPodcasts

We’re all likely to know someone who has dementia, so it’s important that we have access to information that helps us understand more about the condition and children are as much part of the picture as everyone else. In this podcast Juliette talks to us about caring for her mother, the involvement of her children and how this has shaped … Read More

Dementia Friendly Luscombe Maye

Rebecca WeareDementia Friends Information Session, Raising awareness

Luscombe Maye invited us to hold a Dementia Friends Information Session for staff and friends in their Salcombe office.  They are the first Salcombe business to invite us to work with them and we were very pleased to hold the session.  If you are in business in Salcombe or anywhere else in the Kingsbridge market town area and you would … Read More

Becoming Dementia Friendly

Scot BastonPodcasts

What does it mean to be Dementia Friendly and how is this achieved? John explains how training is easy to access and how small changes in what you do can make a big difference for those living with dementia. We are all in this together: shops, hospitals, schools and businesses alike… we can all make changes that work for us … Read More

Win prizes and support us!

Rebecca WeareFundraising

We are one of the good causes that you can support when you purchase a ticket for the new SeaMoor Lotto which launched on 27 June.  The first prize draw will be on 4th August and for this first draw you can win cash prizes worth up to £25,000, £200 worth of Forthglade dog food, an ipad, cream tea for … Read More

Cupcake Day 2018

Rebecca WeareCupcake Day 2018, Fundraising, Raising awareness

14th June was The Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day.  We held an event in the Market Hall in Fore Street, Kingsbridge to raise funds and awareness.  We invited various organisations that we have been working with over the last twelve months to join us including Kingsbridge Age Concern, Kingsbridge & Saltstone Caring, Walking for Health, Kingsbridge Park Community Tennis Club, the … Read More