Tag Archives: Dementia

Important Reminders

NCVO – You Made it Happen Campaign Please don’t forget to support NCVO with the You Made it Happen Campaign.  The campaign is designed to thank all those supporting and contributing to VCS groups and organisations. Use the hashtag #YouMadeItHappen … Continue reading

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Deep Development Facilitator

The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project – ‘DEEP’ is hosted by Innovations in Dementia, a small Community Interest Company. DEEP is not an Organisation – it is a network of independent peer support and influencing groups across the UK. DEEP aims … Continue reading

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SAND – The Purple List, Play

Hosted by SAND as part of their Grains of SAND Big Lottery Funded project, ‘The Purple List – a gay dementia venture’ is a one-man play. The play will be of interest to health & social care providers, LGBT communities, … Continue reading

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News from Age UK STW

See below 3 press releases from Age UK Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin launches new dementia respite service Dementia currently affects around 800,000 people in the UK* and this is predicted to increase to one … Continue reading

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Current Procurement Opportunities

The following opportunities are currently out for tender on the Shropshire Council website: Tender ref Supply/service description Estimated contract value Contract period Submission deadline PONV 006 Social prescribing pilot in Oswestry £48,000 May 2017 – 31 January 2018 2 May … Continue reading

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Local Procurement Opportunities

Don’t forget to check the Shropshire Council Procurement Portal for tendering opportunities. Recent tenders include: Tender ref Supply/service description Estimated contract value Contract period Submission deadline AMCV 227 Provision of nursing care and nursing care with dementia for older people … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events And Workshops

                              This Dementia Awareness Week (14-20 May), Alzheimer’s Society wants everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to take action and unite against dementia. Dementia will … Continue reading

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Dementia Friends Champion Training In Shrewsbury 7th March 2017

Alzheimer’s Society are running a Dementia Friends Champions Training day in Shrewsbury in March. What is a Dementia Friends Champion? A Dementia Friends Champion is a volunteer who encourages others to make a positive difference to people living with dementia … Continue reading

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Dementia-Friendly Café Opens At SaTH

A new café for people living with dementia has been set up by the Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. The Precious Times café will operate at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford on the last Tuesday of … Continue reading

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Memory Walk To Support The Alzheimer’s Society

A Memory Walk is being organised by volunteers in Shropshire for Alzheimer’s Society. It will be happening on Sunday 18th September, at Attingham Park, with registration opening at 9.30am, and the walk beginning at 11am. There is an option to … Continue reading

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