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Sheffield Mencap & Gateway Carers Outreach Project

25 Jul

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Victoria Centre Memory Cafe

11 Jun

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Sheffield Carers Week

6 Jun

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Older Men at the Margins: combatting loneliness and isolation in later life

21 May

Age UK and Bristol University have published research around helping older men to become less isolated.  If you work with this age group you may find it useful when planning activities.

Further information including:

  • a downloadable leaflet ‘Ideas for older men on how to beat loneliness and isolation’
  • a downloadable document ‘Guidance for people working with older men’

is available from: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/our-impact/policy-research/older-men-at-the-margins-how-men-combat-loneliness-in-later-life/

Stories for the Soul: Reminiscence Collection

21 May

Did you know that Stories for the Soul has a Reminiscence Collection at the Montgomery Theatre?  Care homes and any groups working with people living with dementia and memory loss can borrow items from the collection to stimulate memories and discussion.

During Dementia Action Week you can explore the lending library of objects for reminiscence.

When: 20th, 21st, 23rd or 24th May 2019, 2-4pm

Where: The Montgomery, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 2LG

Find out more, including a poster: https://www.storiesforthesoul.org/blog/2019/5/9/dementia-action-week-at-the-montgomery   (Please note: the poster only mentions care homes – this is only due to the word limit on the poster template!  Any community groups, lunch clubs etc are welcome to borrow the items).

About the Creative Reminiscence Collection: http://themontgomery.org.uk/TheMontgomery.dll/Page?PageID=1&SubListID=1&SubPageID=0

Stories for the Soul has received Innovation Pot funding from Sheffield City Council.

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Sheffield Museums Dementia Friendly Cafés

7 May

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Sheffield Dementia Tea Room

5 Apr

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