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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Dementia Awareness Session and more

Gillingham Dementia Awareness Session on Tuesday November 1st  St Mary’s Church, Gillingham, 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm No need to book, just bring yourself along and encourage others to come. For more details phone 01747 837908. Advert for Dementia Awareness Session 1.11.22 Poster Also a reminder: Melodies Remembered, the musical activity group, will be running on Thursday 27th October …

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Friends of Stour Connect – Update

The Stour Connect cafe is open 9.30-1.30 Mondays to Thursdays. On Mondays there is a community breakfast social club.  Outdoor courtyard seating area available Meals on Wheels service covers Marnhull, Child Okeford, Hazelbury Bryan, Motcombe, The Stours, Kington Magna, Stalbridge, Gillingham, Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton areas. The cost is £6.50 or £7.50 with pudding.  No …

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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.