Dementia Information Day
Following in the footsteps of the very successful event held in 2019, Liverpool DAA are organising another full day of opportunities to get information and advice about all things relating to dementia.
On Thursday 29th September 2022, Liverpool Dementia Information Day will run from 10.00 to 5.00, offering a chance to meet and talk to nearly 30 providers of services, support and information for people living with dementia and family carers. There will be exhibition stalls, talks, legal advice sessions, fitness demonstrations, Dementia Friends and much more.
The free drop-in event will be at Bridge Chapel Centre, Heath Road, Allerton, Liverpool L19 4XR and it's open to people with dementia, friends and family members or anyone with any interest in or involvement with the condition.
Watch out for details or get in touch, email@example.com
House of Memories On The Road
Sedgemoor Day Service is back
This specialist service in Norris Green, Liverpool, designed and built for people living with dementia, is back in operation and welcoming new referrals.
For full details of what's on offer and who can benefit, see their special page here.
Mersey Care New Location
As part of an ongoing programme of improvements, Mersey Care have announced the relocation of mental health services from Mossley Hill Hospital and Norris Green Hub, now at Thomas Leigh in Thomas Lane, Knotty Ash.
This is for older people living in Liverpool and Kirkby, providing an opportunity for some specialist inpatient and community mental health services to be co-located in improved buildings with patient-focussed environments.
The change does not affect the referral process or telephone numbers, or where care and treatment is provided, such as out-patient clinics which will continue to be providedat Norris Green Hub and Northwood House Kirkby.
Team telephone numbers (7 days a week between 8am – 9pm):
0151 250 6124, 0151 250 6125, 0151 479 3886
The postal address is Thomas Leigh, 1E Thomas Lane, Liverpool L14 5NR
It's Memory Walk time again !!
This September and October, Memory Walk returns to 25 locations across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Memory Walk is such a special event; the atmosphere is fun, supportive, and inspiring. You can walk alone (oh yes you can !), or with your family and friends
Actress Vicky McClure has taken part in Memory Walk for over a decade, and in 2015, lost her Nanna, Iris, to dementia.
Vicky says ‘It’s emotional to see lots of people take part in Memory Walks across the three nations. It’s even more special to know that we’ll all be walking for a loved one with dementia.’
This year, join Vicky, and thousands of others, and walk for your loved ones affected by dementia. Walk to give anyone living with dementia the support they deserve
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Former prima ballerina Marta C. Gonzalez revisits her dancing days through the power of music
Former ballerina Marta C. Gonzalez - who lived with dementia - is taken back to her days dancing in Swan Lake thanks to the power of music.
Ms Gonzalez, who was a prima ballerina with the New York Ballet in the 1960s, lived with dementia before passing away in 2019.
The video was captured by Spanish charity Asociacion Musica para Despertar, who use music from a person's life to improve their mood and memory function after a dementia diagnosis.
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