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  • "Bringing people together in memories"

    June 23, 2016

    CILIP blogpost which looks at the “NHS/public library partnership project between Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Wirral Council to support the wellbeing of people living with dementia, creating reminiscence boxes which are available in public libraries and in the local acute hospital.” … more

    Tagged with: Health & Wellbeing, Dementia

  • "Libraries launch memory boxes"

    May 16, 2016

    Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Wirral Council have launched memory boxes to support people living with dementia - the reminiscence boxes are available in public libraries and the local acute hospital.More info online, plus an article in CILIP Update May 2016, pp42-44.… more

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  • Surrey's Community Connections - work with people with dementia and their families/carers

    April 25, 2016

    Example of a recent promotion:"The programme of coffee mornings held by Community Connections, part of Surrey Libraries, is generating a lot of interest amongst the residents and communities each one serves. A steady number of attendees have attended the many to date and learnt about the Reminiscence, Housebound and… more

    Tagged with: Good practice, Promotion & marketing, Health & Wellbeing, Dementia

  • Norfolk Library Services for Older People

    January 28, 2016

    In Norfolk we were compelled to become more dementia friendly when, in the autumn of 2012, the Norfolk and Suffolk Dementia Alliance commissioned researchers at UEA to carry out research in to the needs of Dementia Sufferers in Norfolk as part of a programme towards making Norfolk and Suffolk Dementia Friendly. … more

    Tagged with: Health & Wellbeing, Dementia, Older people

  • ​​Dementia toolkit

    October 14, 2015

    Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery has launched a dementia toolkit for small to medium sized museums based on a research project it undertook with the Alzheimer's Society in West Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University. The toolkit aims to support museums of all sizes that want to develop similar… more

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  • Working with Dementia Friends

    December 18, 2014

    Following an enquiry to The Network about different ways of working with Dementia Friends in libraries, we've gathered together the replies. (updated 18 December 2014)Enquiry – working with Dementia Friends… more

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  • "House of Memories"

    October 23, 2014

    House of Memories is an award-winning museum dementia awareness training programme – in 2013, it won the ‘Learning Together in Health and Social Care Award’ from NHS England North West; and, in 2014, it was the winner of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) regional Adult Learner’s Week award 2014, in… more

    Tagged with: Health & Wellbeing, Dementia