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Kent’s Dementia Friendly Awards 2015
03rd October 2015

Kent’s Dementia Friendly Awards 2015

This is the chance to celebrate all the great work that has been happening in Kent. Please make sure that you ‘shout out’ and tell us about what you and others have been doing! Final nominations will be passed to a ...

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Leah Thorn ‘watch’
15th June 2015

Leah Thorn ‘watch’

Leah Thorn is a spoken word poet and currently a Leverhulme Trust artist-in-residence in the Academic Primary Care Unit at the University of Kent and in the England Centre for Practice Development at Canterbury Christ...

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Tunbridge Dementia Friendly Community
14th June 2015

Tunbridge Dementia Friendly Community

On 19th May we kick started the 'Tonbridge Dementia Friendly Community' A mixture of professionals, businesses and local residents met at the Angel Centre in Tonbridge to start to understand what was needed to make...

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Sittingbourne SMILE event May 2015
13th June 2015

Sittingbourne SMILE event May 2015

Customers at The Forum Shopping Centre on Friday May 22nd were treated to a unique experience. The first of its kind ever in Sittingbourne, The Forum hosted SMILE – the town’s first Dementia Awareness Event as part...

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Thanet Dementia Awareness Day 2015
13th June 2015

Thanet Dementia Awareness Day 2015

To promote Dementia Awareness week, Age UK Thanet held a 'Thanet Dementia Awareness Day 2015'   on Wednesday 20th May 2015. This was a good opportunity for the public and our clients and their families to come and...

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Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey Dementia Work
10th March 2015

Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey Dementia Work

Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey  Dementia Group In April 2014, it was mentiond to me by a group of students that they wanted to do some work with people who were living with dementia.  At the same time, Elaine...

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Older person engagement report
21st August 2017

Older person engagement report

Earlier this year the Dementia Friendly Communities team were tasked with a piece of work which would contribute to future commissioning of older persons services within Kent Your Life Your Wellbeing Kent County...

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Faversham Dementia Awareness Day 2015
07th September 2015

Faversham Dementia Awareness Day 2015

Faversham's first event to mark Dementia Awareness Week 2015 was a big success. Members of the town's Dementia Action Alliance gathered at the Alexander Centre on Saturday to deliver information and advice for those...

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Tunbridge Wells Museum Dementia Tool Kit
03rd October 2015

Tunbridge Wells Museum Dementia Tool Kit

  Just out today. A dementia tool kit designed for small to medium museums. Developed by the Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery based on a research project with the Alzheimer's Society in West Kent and Canterbury...

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Jive Party 2015
10th August 2015

Jive Party 2015

The ‘Jive Party’ 2015 took place during National Dementia Awareness week, which aims to raise public awareness and understanding of Dementia.  The decision was made to run the event again from the success of the...

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