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VIDEO ► Trendsetting Young Dementia Ambassadors

VIDEO ► Trendsetting Young Dementia Ambassadors | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
A Family model for effective intergenerational exchange. When was the last time someone made a public speech that knocked you off guard and left you with a lump in your throat? On the 14th of May 2...
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Terrific and moving address from the Hennell family at the Association of Dementia Studies, University of Worcester 5th birthday party on 14th May. Young ambassadors par excellence.

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Alzheimer’s put in the spotlight for new book

Alzheimer’s put in the spotlight for new book | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
MAXINE GORDON meets the York man making a Huge impact on how we tackle dementia.
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Dear Dementia, A great little book full of wonderful little notes form people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers

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Teenager tells of challenges living with dementia

Teenager tells of challenges living with dementia | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
How a teenager coped with the challenges of her grandfathers having dementia are told in her own words in a new book.
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Raisa is one of the authors of the fabulous Dementia Diaries

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Rossendale community rallies round to support dementia scheme

Rossendale community rallies round to support dementia scheme | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
Held at Alder Grange High School, the group presented how they plan to tackle issues surrounding living with and caring for residents with dementia in their local community.
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Great to have the meeting held at a school. We're wondering if any young people or teachers were present?

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Wellesley Park Primary School get ready for Archie project

Wellesley Park Primary School get ready for Archie project | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
Download and share Wellesley Drama.pdf uploaded by @dementia4school and hosted by Ow.ly
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Stoke Damerel Community College, Plymouth - a Dementia Friendly School

See how Stoke Damerel Community College is working to become a dementia friendly school...

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Short film made with Stoke Damerel to showcase their work in becoming a dementia friendly school.

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‘Old School Days’ dementia event roaring success at Sidmouth College

‘Old School Days’ dementia event roaring success at Sidmouth College | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
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First Dementia Orchestra worldwide performs in Bournemouth ...

First Dementia Orchestra worldwide performs in Bournemouth ... | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
Individuals with dementia, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO), BU students, music scholars, and the Bournemouth University Dementia Institute (BUDI) performed at an event to raise awareness about dementia.
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Pushing the boundaries in Bournemouth.

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Angela Rippon becomes patron of Reminiscence Learning's Archie Project

Angela Rippon becomes patron of Reminiscence Learning's Archie Project | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it

FORMER BBC newsreader and TV personality Angela Rippon is to be the patron of a scheme raising awareness of dementia in schools in Somerset and south Gloucestershire.

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Angela Rippon's commitment to creating a dementia friendly generation provides welcome profile to the excellent Archie Project

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Dementia Resource Suite for Schools

Dementia Resource Suite for Schools | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
Dementia resource suite for schools to help raise awareness, reduced stigma and improve the lives of people living with dementia in the community (teachers planing for 14/15 - consider dementia awareness programme, invaluable learning &...
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The dementia tree

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Crewkerne children dress up as scarecrows to raise awareness of dementia

Crewkerne children dress up as scarecrows to raise awareness of dementia | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
CHILDREN from two Crewkerne schools donned straw hats and Wellington boots on Thursday.
Pupils from St Bartholomew's First School and Maiden Beech Academy dressed up as scarecrows for a special event...
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The fabulous Reminiscence Learning active in Crewkerne and Wellington, Somerset

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School praised in national dementia awards

School praised in national dementia awards | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
A CITY school has scooped top praise in new national charity awards.
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More well earned publicity for Bernard Gilpin School in Houghton le Spring.

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The Blyth Academy | The Blyth Academy

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The Blyth Academy
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The Blyth Academy, Northumberland taking the first steps to having a whole school approach to dementia awareness.

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Dementia 4 Schools 2014/15

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Dementia 4 Schools will be managed by the Alzheimer's Society from the 1st September. Please bear with us during our handover and look forward to new Scoops soon. Thank you all for your continued support. 

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Woodfield pioneer dementia support | Redditch Standard

Woodfield pioneer dementia support | Redditch Standard | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
Latest Redditch news, A BOROUGH school has become the first in Worcestershire and one of only two in the country to become dementia friendly
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Well done Woodfield and welcome to the club of over 140 schools.

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Dementia Friendly Gurdwaras in Bradford

Watch this film to see how Dementia Friendly Gurdwaras works to create a dementia friendly community. This is just one example of how voluntary organisation...

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Gurdwaras providing an important focus for Bradford and including young people in dementia awareness

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View From Online - News from West Dorset, East Devon & South Somerset

View From Online - News from West Dorset, East Devon & South Somerset | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
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Hope this includes great work at The Thomas Hardye School, Dorchester.

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Caring schoolchildren and care home residents try pioneering 'Dementia Friends' programme

Caring schoolchildren and care home residents try pioneering 'Dementia Friends' programme | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
THE CHORUS of Puttin' On The Ritz can just about be heard above the laughter. Feet tap, they slide, they stamp. "What do you think you're doing?" says one woman haughtily to the group of women and children.
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Article from Sunday Express on 6 July

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The Archie Project - Dementia Friendly Communities - Alzheimer's Society

Watch this film to see how the The Archie Project works to create Dementia Friendly Communities regionally. Dementia Friendly Communities Regional Initiatives bring together work that is...
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Video explaining how the Archie Project works with primary schools.

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Archie Project success in Wells, Somerset

Archie Project success in Wells, Somerset | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
Wells Journal Archie Project success in Wells Wells Journal The project is an award- winning inter-generational dementia awareness scheme run by Reminiscence Learning, which links local schools, care homes, businesses and services and community...
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More great work in primary schools in Somerset

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Teesdale Mercury

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A CHILDREN’S author is using her first book to teach about dealing with dementia. Jessica Shepherd, whose first book was published earlier this year, has started working with the Alzheimer’s Society to develop a programme to teach children about dementia.

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A welcome addition to the work in creating a dementia friendly generation.

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Dementia thro the eyes of a child - Scotland

Dementia thro the eyes of a child - Scotland | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
Fascinating session by @uwshealth student nurses on dementia awareness sessions at primary schools @UniWestScotland http://t.co/i6KUk5Smbw
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Plymouth school scoops top award for work on dementia

Plymouth school scoops top award for work on dementia | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
A SECONDARY school's pioneering work in dementia education has been recognised with a prestigious national award.

Stoke Damerel Community College's Dementia Project scooped a top prize at The...
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Due praise and coverage for Stoke Damerel's work in Plymouth.

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Archie visits St Bartholomew's First School

Archie visits St Bartholomew's First School | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it

Reminiscence Learning took Archie to Somerset's St Bartholomew's First School. They joined pupils from Maiden Beech School to spend the afternoon and enjoy a picnic with residents at The Orchards Care home in...

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More great work from @Remlearning

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Great Resource to Teach School Children about Dementia | Divine ...

Great Resource to Teach School Children about Dementia | Divine ... | Dementia 4 Schools | Scoop.it
The Health & Social Care Partnership has resources on its Dementia For Schools page to aid dementia awareness. The resources are intended for educators and community organizations that want to create lesson plans and ...
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Thank you Divine Destiny. Work with schools and young people transcends borders.

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Dementia Friendly Awards - Alzheimer's Society

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Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Friendly Community awards

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Congratulations to all Winners, those Highly Commended and Finalists. All making a difference.

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