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Dementia Voices 2018

People living with dementia call for greater awareness of dementia across all communities in Brent, an accessible directory of health and welfare services, and an answer to what is a key question for them i.e. what is available to us post diagnosis. Many carers and people living with dementia report that even if a diagnosis […]

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Dementia Voices Group Brent July 2018

The following themes emerged from our first meeting Accessible and current information on services: Current service/support information leaflets to be reviewed and changed where necessary by Dementia Voices reps. More carers groups. Invite key decision makers to these meetings Transport: Provide information on how to apply for a blue badge/Dial a Ride, taxi card etc […]

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The Memory Lounge

Jacalina and her colleagues from Preston Community Library have pledged to support the new Memory Lounge which opened on June 11.  This was the first day of National Carers Week. The Memory Lounge is a wonderful addition as Carers are often too exhausted to investigate the help and support which might be available.   Information will […]

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Reducing stigma of dementia in Brent

The Dementia Care Kilburn (DCK) Partnerships in Innovative Education (PIE) Initiative was established to foster an integrated approach to education and training for professionals and the public. Its mission was to reduce the stigma of dementia in local communities particularly amongst black, Asian & minority ethnic (BAME) and faith groups, removing common misconceptions of the […]

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Pentecostal City Mission Church

The Pentecostal City Mission Church  in Scrubs Lane launched its  new dementia café this week. In response to requests by  its congregation to support members living with dementia and their carers the Church has created a cafe which is open to anyone in the community. Supported by Ashford Place and CAD-Brent this is one of the […]

This week a Brent GP Surgery reported its satisfaction at a recent access audit carried out by some of our dementia peers. Dianne and Hazel  recommended a number of changes including new signage around the building and using colours and shapes helpful to people with perceptual or memory problems, sensor lights and also changing their […]

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    020 8208 8591

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