Sing-a-Song of Praise

A bit late to announce this but, starting in September, a new singing group for those with dementia, memory loss or who just enjoys singing was started in Gillingham. The inspiration is from the BBC’s Songs of Praise but it is not a religious session. The sessions are held at The Mellowes Care Home and

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Help for the Farming Community affected by dementia

From the Carer Support Dorset Newsletter “For those working in farming and living in rural communities, a dementia diagnosis can have a significant impact on the ability to farm successfully and safely. For many farmers, their work is also their home and there’s no option to take some time off. In addition, when living

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Shaftesbury Library Events

Shaftesbury Library will be holding it’s next Reminiscence Afternoon on Monday 6 June 2.30 – 3.30pm.  Examine Jubilee memorabilia from the Gold Hill Museum collection and reflect on past celebrations. Tea and cakes will be served. Shaftesbury Library invite you to meet Claire Collett, Occupational Therapist from the Technology Enabled Care Team, to see how

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Jolly Days Out in Dorset

As part of Picnic in the Parks, Sarah Rampton from In Jolly Good Company features in a series of short films, exploring various places in Dorset and speaking to those that live or work there. See: There are also videos focusing on arts and crafts and sketching.

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