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Mental Health Support for People with Dementia and their Caregivers

As lockdown eases, some people with dementia and their supporters are now finding it difficult to find the motivation to ‘get up and do’. Which is why we are offering free, online Mood and Motivation sessions.

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Methodist Homes Association Communities Benefit from Green Care

We worked with Methodist Homes Association to develop a tailored programme of online training to enable their staff to support people living with dementia and their friends and families.

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A Much Needed Break in the Picturesque Peaks

Gill Taylor cares for husband John, who has dementia. For Gill it’s a full-time role as John needs support in every aspect of daily life. Lockdown made their usual respite arrangements impossible, leaving them desperate for both a break and some support.

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Improved Confidence & Skill in the Workplace

Sophia Dickinson, an independent occupational therapist, joined our online ‘Thinking Differently About Dementia’ Dementia Skills Session. Sophia regularly works with people living with dementia and was looking to enhance her knowledge and understanding of dementia so she could offer more rounded support to her clients. Read her how her work has improved. 

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Online Training Encourages Lasting Change at Home

Howard cares for his wife Natalie, who has been living with dementia for three years. They are both in their seventies. He attended one of our Dementia Skills Sessions in 2020, and describes it as having a significant impact on how he and Natalie live together.

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Confidence Found ‘Out & About’

In response to what we’re hearing we developed our ‘Out and About’ programme – supported days out, designed to build confidence in leaving the home and for everyone involved to benefit from the well-being benefits of getting outside.