A care home in Leeds has introduced a new form of therapy for residents living with dementia. Nesfield Lodge in Belle Isle was lucky enough to receive a number of toy dolls kindly donated by St George’s Crypt in Leeds city centre. The donation allowed residents to engage in doll
I went along to Middleton Elderly Aid to buy cup cakes and cake to raise funds for people with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Around 70 Middleton Elderly Aid members, staff and Volunteers were at the centre today (14 June 2019) to raise funds for this worthy cause. I used to
A Dementia Information Roadshow will be held on Tuesday (26 February 2019) at the Hillside Enterprise Centre in Beeston. The event is aimed at anyone who is concerned about a loved one or themselves, anyone living with dementia, or caring for someone, or anyone who just wants to know more.
The stage is jam-packed, full of props reflecting the busy lifestyle of professional Alice, played by star of stage and screen Sharon Small. Alice is a 50-year-old professor of linguistics at Harvard University where she graduated from and is clearly a highly intelligent academic. Married to John, who also works
A new Memory Café is to open on Wednesday 28 February between 1.30-3pm and will be held last Wednesday of every month at Middleton Elderly Aid. I have Dementia myself and found these memory cafés very useful where you can get advice and a chat over a cup of coffee.
Endstigma leeds Please click link above for more info. A film crew came to my flat about 2 months ago and filmed me talking about depression and dementia. It’s the first time I’ve seen the edited film this morning and I put onto blog. I’m afraid it brought a tear
Leeds City Council 12 December at 15:59 · New complex needs day centres for people with dementia launched. An innovative service to support people in local communities with complex needs is opening in East Leeds. The formal opening ceremony of Wykebeck Valley Complex Needs Centre was opened today (12 December
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. This week, we said ‘Thanks a Bunch’ to two very special members of staff who demonstrated behaviour that was the epitome of dementia-friendly care. 💐 Middleton Health Centre receptionist Sheilagh Stirling and podiatrist Rhia Seers were on hand to help when a patient mistakenly turned
Cottingley Community Centre was busy on Saturday afternoon (30 September 2017) as they opened their new Sensory Room. The room is kitted out with various objects to stimulate different senses. There is a panel with various textures, made from carpet tiles; light strings; lights that change colour and shapes; seating;
Love talking sports? Our Free weekly Sporting Memories groups is just the place for you. Each week older sports fans gather at The Tiled Hall Café in Leeds Central Library to listen and share memories of watching and playing sports. The Sporting Memories Network support older people across the UK