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  • Having a Dementia Friendly Approach this Christmas Time

    Having a Dementia Friendly Approach this Christmas Time

    Some people living with dementia in their lives can find the festive season difficult for a number of reasons. Natasha Wilson, Dementia Advice Sheffield Partnership Officer and Age UK Sheffield’s Wellbeing Centre Lead, has written a blog with advice and ideas about how you can ensure that Christmas is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible for a person living with dementia as well as their carers, friends and family.

  • Sheffield’s First Dementia Conversation Event

    Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance is holding its first Dementia Conversation event on Thursday 13 June 2019 from 9.30am to 3pm at St Mary’s Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, S2 4QZ. The event is open to people living with dementia and their families and carers, members of Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance and organisations working in Sheffield to become more dementia friendly.

  • Dementia Volunteers At City Farm and ACCTive about Autism Need Your Vote

    Brothers who set up a community organisation in honour of their mum who died from dementia and a support group for children and young people with autism are in the running for a major award.Both Sheffield projects are in the finals for the People’s Projects ( National Lottery ) and you can vote until Monday April 15th.

  • See The Light At Dementia-Friendly Film Screenings

    The Light Cinema on The Moor in Sheffield is holding special dementia-friendly screenings to ensure that people living with dementia have the opportunity to watch films in adapted environments. There are no adverts or trailers and the lighting will be slightly raised throughout the screening.

  • The People's Projects - Vote now!

    The People’s Project gives you the chance to decide how National Lottery funding can make a difference in your local community.Local organisations competing for funding include the ‘Farm Days Dementia project’ at Heeley City Farm, and the LGBT Sheffield project, ‘Out and About.’ You have until midday on Monday April 30th to cast your vote.

  • All our Brains Exhibition

    An exhibition looking at the effects of dementia not only on patients but the people around them returns to Sheffield at the Art House from February 16 to March 2. Admission is free.

  • Dementia Cafes 2018

    A series of Dementia Cafes, organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, are taking place in Sheffield in 2018, aimed at helping people living with the condition to relax, socialise and find out how they can get any help they need.

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