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Dementia and Memory Issues Archive

Launch of Dementia Information Videos

The Gloucestershire BME Network for Dementia is pleased to announce the completion of Dementia Videos in English, Guajarati, Polish and Cantonese and would like to invite you to join us at an online launch event. The project funded by Gloucestershire Health and Care...

Managing Memory Together – Online Information Sessions

Managing Memory Together – Online Information Sessions

Our online information sessions are a great way of connecting with others who care for someone with dementia in a safe and relaxed environment. Unfortunately due to Covid 19 we have had to cancel our face to face dementia sessions so for the time being we are going...

IRESS transforms end-of-life room at Charlton Lane Hospital

IRESS transforms end-of-life room at Charlton Lane Hospital

The end-of-life room at Charlton Lane Hospital has been transformed, thanks to the Cheltenham office of a global technology company. As part of their ongoing support for local medical charity Cobalt, staff from IRESS have been doing volunteering work with...

Dying Matters Week – Charlton Lane staff say ‘Be Ready’

Dying Matters Week – Charlton Lane staff say ‘Be Ready’

Charlton Lane Hospital are celebrating Dying Matters Week this week with lots of information events to promote the importance of 'Being Ready'. 66,907,379 is the number of people in the world as of 13/5/19. Only 26,762,952 have made a will. Only 4,014,443 have a...

Dysphagia in older people

Dysphagia in older people

As we age, the social and emotional benefits derived from cooking do not diminish. Yet for many people, the opportunity to be involved in preparing what they eat all but vanishes. Preparing what you eat can improve levels of wellness and positively affects a persons...

Help Shape Dementia Services in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Help Shape Dementia Services in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Herefordshire and Worcestershire health and care organisations are creating a new Living Well with Dementia Strategy for 2019-2022, and we want to hear from people living with dementia, families, and carers. We also want to involve professionals from organisations...

Support Sessions for Carers in Herefordshire

Support Sessions for Carers in Herefordshire

We would like to invite carers to attend FREE carer information and support sessions facilitated and delivered by ²gether NHS Foundation Trust, Herefordshire Carers Support and Crossroads Care. These courses are for carers whose cared for are receiving services or...

Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week

People are being encouraged to unite to increase awareness of dementia during Dementia Action Week, taking place this week. Organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, the week aims to raise awareness and understanding about the challenges of living with dementia. Dementia...

Group sessions for those with dementia, their family and friends

Group sessions for those with dementia, their family and friends

Managing Memory ²gether is pleased to offer a range of group sessions for anyone living with dementia, and their friends and family. The sessions provide an opportunity to meet others, get support and find out more about dementia and how best to manage the changes and...

Mulberry Ward wins two awards in Cheltenham in Bloom competition

Mulberry Ward wins two awards in Cheltenham in Bloom competition

Staff at Charlton Lane Hospital’s Mulberry Ward are celebrating after being given two awards in the recent Cheltenham in Bloom competition.  Mulberry Ward was judged in the “Community Category”, where they were awarded the standard of gold, and they were delighted to...

New support programmes for dementia carers

New support programmes for dementia carers

If you (or someone you care about) support a person with dementia you may be interested in a new support programme.  The day programmes are being organised by the Royal Surgical Aid Society (RSAS). The events take place in either Swindon, Solihull or Birmingham.  For...

Trust’s Research Team supports International Clinical Trials Day

Trust’s Research Team supports International Clinical Trials Day

²gether’s Research Team is supporting International Clinical Trials Day and reminding people that it is “ok to ask” about clinical research. International Clinical Trials Day takes place on Saturday 20 May, and marks the anniversary of the day in 1747 that James Lind...

New Dementia Research Partnership Formed in Cheltenham

New Dementia Research Partnership Formed in Cheltenham

A new partnership has been formed to create and develop a centre carrying out research into Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. The pioneering programme, between the Cheltenham based charity Cobalt and ²gether NHS Foundation Trust, will ensure that research into the...

Dementia Campaigner Awarded MBE

Dementia Campaigner Awarded MBE

      Trust Expert by Experience June Hennell has been awarded the MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. June, 71, from Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, first began working alongside us and partner organisations in 2009, shortly after her late husband Brian...

Be on the Ball About Mens Mental Health

Be on the Ball About Mens Mental Health

With Euro 2016 starting this week, ²gether NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging men to be on the ball about their mates’ mental health. This week is also Men’s Health Awareness Week, with a theme this year of stress, so we are asking people to check if their friends...

Students Recognised in Dementia Awareness Competition

Students Recognised in Dementia Awareness Competition

The winners of a closely fought competition to create a radio advert to raise awareness of dementia have been announced. Year eight pupils at Newent Community School and Sixth Form put together an impressive collection of radio adverts to make the final of the...

Dementia Network Sets Radio Advert Challenge

Dementia Network Sets Radio Advert Challenge

Secondary school children in Gloucestershire are being challenged to create a radio advert to be played during Dementia Awareness Week. The challenge has been set by the Gloucestershire Black Minority Ethnic (BME) Network for Dementia, a multi-agency organisation...

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