This week at Young At Heart ULO we have took part in a range of activities and spent time with researchers from Newcastle University to discuss their #PriDem research progress.
This week at Young At Heart ULO we have been very busy taking part in interesting activities and launching 2 new groups!
Every week or day of the year, it seems, is designated to remind us of some issue or medical condition. The public, and indeed care professionals, could be forgiven for awareness fatigue. So what is particular to dementia that sets it apart from all these other claims on our attention? Well, firstly the stats. According […]
Rebuilding communication between service providers, those experiencing dementia, and their carers. Wednesday 23rd January 2013, 1pm to 4pm ARC, Stockton is inviting organisations, groups and individuals in Stockton who offer resources for people experiencing dementi and their carers to come together with the aim of tackling current communication pitfalls. Stockton offers many resources for people […]
Skills for Care has launched a new grant to support the learning needs of unpaid carers. Carers spend a significant proportion of their life providing unpaid support to family, or possibly friends. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems. […]
Until recently Apollo Arts ran Mindfull of Music programme for people with dementia and their carers at ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton. This programme engages people with dementia in singing and musical activity, drawing on long term memory and remaining skills. It has been demonstrated that it helps build confidence, self-esteem and promotes well-being. There will […]
Today I received the sad news that The Arc’s pioneering music project may have to end. Mindfull of Music sessions, which started 18 onths ago, are due to finish at the end of the month due to low attendance at the sessions. The Mindfull of Music sessions have been running for quite some time […]
Today is quite an exciting day, I received confirmation that I will be attending the Services for Older People Mental Health Forum in December to introduce and discuss a new project that I am working on with Clevearc. This is great news as the project has been in the pipeline since February of this year […]
This month’s entertainment is provided by Jean – Forties Remembered (subject to change without notice). If you are caring for a person with Dementia, please bring them along to Kirkdale Lodge in Stockton to see how the service can benefit you. The service is provided free of charge to service users and provides refreshments and […]
This month’s entertainment is the variety show “When I’m Cleaning Windows” (subject to change without notice). If you are caring for a person with Dementia, please bring them along to Kirkdale Lodge in Stockton to see how the service can benefit you. The service is provided free of charge to service users and provides refreshments […]