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Warwickshire’s 10,000 Dementia Friends Challenge – a call to action!

Warwickshire now has over 7,000 Dementia Friends, which is a huge achievement.  But we still need your support to reach our target of 10,000 Dementia Friends in Warwickshire by the end of June.

Please help us to create a more Dementia Friendly Warwickshire and become a Dementia Friend today! If you are already a Dementia Friend, you could encourage someone else to get involved.

It takes just five minutes to become a Dementia Friend; just follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/
  2. Go to ‘Register and watch the video’
  3. Enter your details on the website
  4. Watch the video
  5. Add your address and a Dementia Friend badge and Little Book of Friendship will then be sent through the post.

It’s as simple as that – become a Dementia Friend today!

If you use Twitter, please let us know that you have got involved:

@WCCPublicHealth            @DementiaCandW

Dementia Friends Information Sessions can be delivered at one of your informal meetings, among a group of friends or at work.

Sessions last up to one hour. If you would like to enquire about holding a session for people you know (provided they are based in Coventry or Warwickshire), please contact us on dementiapartnership at warwickshire.gov.uk

Thank you for your support!

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Musical Memories at The Moorings – new Dementia Cafe in Leamington Spa

Musical Memories at The Moorings

Are you living or caring for someone with Dementia? If so the Musical Memories Café could be for you.

The café aims to:

  • Support people, their families and carers living with memory problems.
  • Recognize the importance music can play in bridging memories.
  • Encourage socialising with others in similar circumstances.
  • Enable carers to share experiences, emotions and understanding.

What activities can I expect?

  • Listening to and joining musicians and volunteers in ‘making music’.
  • Sharing experiences and emotions in relaxed, informal surroundings.

What does it cost?

The café is FREE.

Where does the Café operate?

The Moorings Bar and Restaurant,

Myton Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 3NY

When?

10.00am-12.00pm the last Monday every month (except bank holidays)

If you are interested in attending, please contact Age UK Warwickshire for further information:

Telephone: 01926 458100

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